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freezing

[free-zing] /ˈfri zɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(of temperatures) approaching, at, or below the freezing point.
2.
extremely or uncomfortably cold; chilled:
We were both freezing and welcomed the hot cocoa.
3.
beginning to freeze or partially frozen; in the process of being or becoming frozen.
Origin of freezing
1605-1615
First recorded in 1605-15; freeze + -ing2
Related forms
freezingly, adverb
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freezing

/ˈfriːzɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(informal) extremely cold
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