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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Freeze  \Freeze\,  v.  i.  [imp.  {Froze};  p.  p.  {Frozen};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Freezing}.]  [OE.  fresen,  freosen  AS  fre['o]san; 
  akin  to  D.  vriezen  OHG.  iosan,  G.  frieren  Icel.  frjsa  Sw 
  frysa  Dan.  fryse,  Goth.  frius  cold,  frost,  and  prob.  to  L. 
  prurire  to  itch,  E.  prurient,  cf  L.  prna  a  burning  coal, 
  pruina  hoarfrost,  Skr.  prushv[=a]  ice,  prush  to  spirt.  ?  18. 
  Cf  {Frost}.] 
  1.  To  become  congealed  by  cold;  to  be  changed  from  a  liquid 
  to  a  solid  state  by  the  abstraction  of  heat;  to  be 
  hardened  into  ice  or  a  like  solid  body. 
 
  Note:  Water  freezes  at  32[deg]  above  zero  by  Fahrenheit's 
  thermometer;  mercury  freezes  at  40[deg]  below  zero. 
 
  2.  To  become  chilled  with  cold,  or  as  with  cold;  to  suffer 
  loss  of  animation  or  life  by  lack  of  heat;  as  the  blood 
  freezes  in  the  veins. 
 
  {To  freeze  up}  (Fig.),  to  become  formal  and  cold  in  demeanor. 
  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frozen  \Fro"zen\,  a. 
  1.  Congealed  with  cold;  affected  by  freezing;  as  a  frozen 
  brook. 
 
  They  warmed  their  frozen  feet.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  Subject  to  frost,  or  to  long  and  severe  cold;  chilly;  as 
  the  frozen  north;  the  frozen  zones. 
 
  3.  Cold-hearted;  unsympathetic;  unyielding.  [R.] 
 
  Be  not  ever  frozen,  coy.  --T.  Carew. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  frozen 
  adj  1:  turned  into  ice;  affected  by  freezing  or  by  long  and  severe 
  cold;  "the  frozen  North";  "frozen  pipes";  "children 
  skating  on  a  frozen  brook"  [ant:  {unfrozen}] 
  2:  absolutely  still  "frozen  with  horror";  "they  stood  rooted 
  in  astonishment"  [syn:  {frozen(p)},  {rooted(p)},  {stock-still}] 
  3:  devoid  of  warmth  and  cordiality;  expressive  of 
  unfriendliness  or  disdain;  "a  frigid  greeting";  "got  a 
  frosty  reception";  "a  frozen  look  on  their  faces";  "a 
  glacial  handshake";  "icy  stare";  "wintry  smile"  [syn:  {frigid}, 
  {frosty},  {glacial},  {icy},  {wintry}] 
  4:  not  thawed 
  5:  used  of  foods;  preserved  by  freezing  sufficiently  rapidly  to 
  retain  flavor  and  nutritional  value;  "frozen  foods"  [syn: 
  {flash-frozen},  {quick-frozen}] 
  6:  not  convertible  to  cash;  "frozen  assets" 
  7:  incapable  of  being  changed  or  moved  or  undone;  e.g.  "frozen 
  prices";  "living  on  fixed  incomes"  [syn:  {fixed}] 




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