The freeze is designed to keep nuclear activities from growing, but Iran would actually be diminishing its stockpile.
You could make a stock ahead of time, you could make stuffing ahead of time, you could make pies ahead of time and freeze them.
Phase two would be the freeze and phase three would be suspension.
Then portion out whatever you make into containers that you either keep in the fridge or freeze for later in the week.
The freeze followed the downgrading of France's biggest banks by Moody's for having piled up too much bad debt from Greece.
You would have thought my appearance was enough to freeze their veins and arteries.
However, there'll come a day when the thought'll freeze into bronze.
Remove from the fire and cool, add the juice of the lemons, and freeze.
It is our lives or theirs, that's all, and they will freeze anyway.
This vapor is rendered intensely cold by expansion, and this cold is imparted to the water in tank a to freeze it.
Old English freosan "turn to ice" (class II strong verb; past tense freas, past participle froren), from Proto-Germanic *freusanan (cf. Old Norse frjosa, Old High German friosan, German frieren "to freeze," Gothic frius "frost"), from Proto-Germanic *freus-, equivalent to PIE root *preus- "to freeze," also "to burn" (cf. Sanskrit prusva, Latin pruina "hoarfrost," Welsh rhew "frost," Sanskrit prustah "burnt," Albanian prus "burning coals," Latin pruna "a live coal").
Transitive sense first recorded 14c., figurative sense c.1400. Meaning "become rigid or motionless" attested by 1720. Sense of "fix at a certain level, make non-transactable" is 1922. Freeze frame is from 1960, originally "a briefly Frozen Shot after the Jingle to allow ample time for Change over at the end of a T.V. 'Commercial.' " ["ABC of Film & TV," 1960].
c.1400, from freeze (v.).
v. froze (frōz), fro·zen (frō'zən), freez·ing, freez·es
To pass from the liquid to the solid state by loss of heat.
To make or become congealed, stiffened, or hardened by exposure to cold.
A stopping of change, esp in various monetary matters: a freeze on profits/ nuclear freeze (1930s+)
To lock an evolving software distribution or document against changes so it can be released with some hope of stability. Carries the strong implication that the item in question will "unfreeze" at some future date.
There are more specific constructions on this term. A "feature freeze", for example, locks out modifications intended to introduce new features but still allows bugfixes and completion of existing features; a "code freeze" connotes no more changes at all. At Sun Microsystems and elsewhere, one may also hear references to "code slush" - that is, an almost-but-not-quite frozen state.