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freezing

noun [U]  /ˈfri·zɪŋ/
chemistry the change or process of changing from a liquid to a solid substance

freezing

adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈfri·zɪŋ/
cold enough for liquids to turn to ice: We can expect freezing temperatures all week. fig. Freezing also means very cold: It’s freezing in here – turn off the air conditioner!
Translations of “freezing”
in Korean 얼어 죽을것 같이 추운…
in Arabic قارِس…
in Portuguese gelado, congelado…
in Catalan molt fred…
in Japanese ひどく寒い…
in Italian gelido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極冷的(地)…
in Russian ледяной, очень холодный…
in Turkish dondurucu, çok üşüten, insanın iliklerine kadar işleyen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极冷的(地)…
in Polish mroźny, ≈ zimno…
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