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Translation of "freeze" - English-Spanish dictionary

freeze

verb   /friːz/ ( present participle freezing, past tense froze, past participle frozen)
B1 If something freezes, it becomes hard and solid because it is very cold. congelarse The pond froze overnight.
B1 to make food last a long time by making it very cold and hard congelar Freeze any bread that you have left over.
to feel very cold congelarse You’ll freeze if you don’t wear a coat.
to suddenly stop moving, especially because you are frightened quedarse helado She saw someone outside the window and froze.
(Definition of freeze from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

freeze

verb /friːz/ ( past tense froze /frəuz/, past participle frozen /ˈfrəuzn/)
to make into or become ice congelar It’s so cold that the river has frozen over.
(of weather) to be at or below freezing-point helar If it freezes again tonight, all my plants will die.
to make or be very cold helarse, congelarse (morirse de frío) If you had stayed out all night in the snow, you might have frozen to death (= died of exposure to cold).
to make (food) very cold in order to preserve it congelar You can freeze the rest of that food and eat it later.
to make or become stiff, still or unable to move (with fear etc) quedarse inmóvil She froze when she heard the strange noise.
to fix prices, wages etc at a certain level congelar If the economic situation does not improve, wages will be frozen again.
freezer noun
a cabinet for keeping food at, or bringing it down to, a temperature below freezing-point. congelador
freezing adjective
very cold helado This room’s freezing.
frozen adjective
congelar frozen dessert.
freezing-point noun
(physics) the temperature at which a liquid becomes solid punto de congelación The freezing-point of water is 0° centigrade.
freeze up phrasal verb
to stop moving or functioning because of extreme cold helarse The car engine froze up.
(Definition of freeze from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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