Found 3 items, similar to freeze.
English → Indonesian
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English → English
n 1: the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to
a solid [syn: freezing
2: weather cold enough to cause freezing [syn: frost
3: an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or
movement; “a halt in the arms race”
; “a nuclear freeze”
4: fixing (of prices or wages etc) at a particular level; “a
freeze on hiring”
v 1: change to ice; “The water in the bowl froze”
2: stop moving or become immobilized; “When he saw the police
car he froze”
[syn: stop dead
3: be cold; “I could freeze to death in this office when the
air conditioning is turned on”
4: cause to freeze; “Freeze the leftover food”
5: stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it;
“Suspend the aid to the war-torn country”
6: be very cold, below the freezing point; “It is freezing in
7: change from a liquid to a solid when cold; “Water freezes at
32 degrees Fahrenheit”
[syn: freeze out
, freeze down
8: prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); “Blocked funds”
“Freeze the assets of this hostile government”
] [ant: unblock
9: anesthetize by cold
10: suddenly behave coldly and formally; “She froze when she saw
English → English
, v. t.
1. To congeal; to harden into ice; to convert from a fluid to
a solid form by cold, or abstraction of heat.
2. To cause loss of animation or life in, from lack of heat;
to give the sensation of cold to; to chill.
A faint, cold fear runs through my veins,
That almost freezes up the heat of life. --Shak.
To freeze out
, to drive out or exclude by cold or by cold
treatment; to force to withdraw; as, to be frozen out of
one's room in winter; to freeze out a competitor.
A railroad which had a London connection must not be
allowed to freeze out one that had no such
connection. --A. T.
It is sometimes a long time before a player who is
frozen out can get into a game again. --R. F.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
(fr[=e]z), n. (Arch.)
A frieze. [Obs.]
, v. i. [imp. Froze
(fr[=o]z); p. p. Frozen
(fr[=o]"z'n); 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.
The act of congealing, or the state of being congealed.