frozenly

frozen

[froh-zuhn]
verb
1.
past participle of freeze.
adjective
2.
congealed by cold; turned into ice.
3.
covered with ice, as a stream.
4.
frigid; very cold.
5.
injured or killed by frost or cold.
6.
obstructed by ice, as pipes.
7.
chilly or cold in manner; unfeeling: a frozen stare.
8.
rigid; immobilized: The child was frozen with fear.
9.
quick-frozen: frozen foods.
10.
(of food) chilled or refrigerated.
11.
(especially of a drink) mixed with ice and frappéed in an electric blender.
12.
in a form that is not readily convertible into cash; not liquid: frozen assets.
13.
not permitted to be changed or incapable of being altered; fixed: frozen rents; frozen salaries.
14.
Canasta. (of the discard pile) unable to be picked up by a player unless the player's hand contains a natural pair to match the top card of the pile. Compare freeze ( def 29a ).

frozenly, adverb
frozenness, noun
prefrozen, adjective
unfrozen, adjective
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frozen (ˈfrəʊzən)
 
vb
1.  the past participle of freeze
 
adj
2.  turned into or covered with ice
3.  obstructed or blocked by ice
4.  killed, injured, or stiffened by extreme cold
5.  (of a region or climate) icy or snowy
6.  (of food) preserved by a freezing process
7.  a.  (of prices, wages, etc) arbitrarily pegged at a certain level
 b.  (of business assets) not convertible into cash, as by government direction or business conditions
8.  frigid, unfeeling, or disdainful in manner
9.  motionless or unyielding: he was frozen with horror
 
'frozenly
 
adv
 
'frozenness
 
n

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frozen
pp. of freeze (q.v.). Figurative use is from 1570s. Of assets, bank accounts, etc., from 1922.
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freeze (frēz)
v. froze (frōz), fro·zen (frō'zən), freez·ing, freez·es

  1. To pass from the liquid to the solid state by loss of heat.

  2. To make or become congealed, stiffened, or hardened by exposure to cold.

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freeze   (frēz)  Pronunciation Key 
To change from a liquid to a solid state by cooling or being cooled to the freezing point.
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freeze definition


  1. n.
    the act of ignoring someone; the cold shoulder. : Everybody seems to be giving me the freeze.
  2. tv.
    to ignore someone; to give someone the cold shoulder. : Don't freeze me, gang! I use a mouth wash!
  3. in.
    to hold perfectly still. (Also a command given by a police officer that implies there is a gun pointed at a suspect.) : The fuzz shouted, “Freeze, or you're dead meat!”
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