freez|ing

freez|ing
freez|ing «FREE zihng», adjective, noun.
–adj.
1. very cold; chilling: »

a freezing wind.

2. tending to freeze; that freezes: »

a freezing process.

–n.
1. the act of congealing: »

the freezing of water.

2. the method of preserving food by maintaining it at a very low temperature: »

[The] production of vegetables for canning and freezing is expected to drop this year (Wall Street Journal).

freez´ing|ly, adverb.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • de|hy|dro|freez|ing — «dee HY droh FREE zihng», noun. efu>a process for preserving fruits and vegetables by partial dehydration and quick freezing …   Useful english dictionary

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  • sub|freez|ing — «suhb FREE zihng», adjective. below freezing …   Useful english dictionary

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  • sub·freez·ing — /ˌsʌbˈfriːzıŋ/ adj chiefly US : colder than the temperature at which water freezes : colder than 32°F or 0°C subfreezing temperatures/weather …   Useful english dictionary

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