Related formsfreez·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for freezing (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), froze, fro·zen, freez·ing.
verb (used with object), froze, fro·zen, freez·ing.
- Canasta. to play a wild card on (the discard pile) so as to make it frozen.
- Poker. to eliminate (other players) in a game of freezeout.
Origin of freeze
Can be confusedfreeze frieze
Examples from the Web for freezing
The “waters of Lake Minnetonka” may have been purifying, but they were also freezing.Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From the History of ‘Purple Rain’|Jennie Yabroff|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They ended up crawling for much of the journey, scaling electric fences and fending off wild animals in freezing conditions.How ‘Titanic ’Helped This Brave Young Woman Escape North Korea’s Totalitarian State|Lizzie Crocker|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yeah,” he said, “they called that pitch the freezing slider, because it just froze Horton solid.
How about staging large-scale NATO military maneuvers at the border and freezing the assets of the kleptocracy?
The water is freezing, the people are fat, and the sun will kill you.
He was weakened, too, but the freezing cold of the desert night aroused all his latent force.The Lions of the Lord|Harry Leon Wilson
It was packed in solid, and then permitted to freeze by leaving the door and two windows open during the freezing weather.Brother Against Brother|Oliver Optic
That was a freezing thought which had not occurred to him during his search for her.The Moon Rock|Arthur J. Rees
In this way the human travelers usually derived warmth and shelter enough from the horses to keep them from freezing to death.Captains of Industry|James Parton
What effect the absence of land produces, on the freezing of the ocean, it is not easy to say.The Plurality of Worlds|William Whewell