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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 freeze /ˈfriz/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 freeze /ˈfrɪz/ 動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Freeze n. Arch. A frieze. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Freeze, v. i. [imp. Froze p. p. Frozen p. pr. & vb. n. Freezing.]
 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° above zero by Fahrenheit's thermometer; mercury freezes at 40° 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. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Freeze, 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. [Colloq.]
    A railroad which had a London connection must not be allowed to freeze out one that had no such connection.    --A. T. Hadley.
    It is sometimes a long time before a player who is frozen out can get into a game again.    --R. F. Foster.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Freeze, n. The act of congealing, or the state of being congealed. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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"
         [syn: halt]
      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" [ant: boil]
      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" [syn: suspend]
      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" [syn: block,
          immobilize, immobilise] [ant: unblock, unblock]
      9: anesthetize by cold
      10: suddenly behave coldly and formally; "She froze when she saw
          her ex-husband"
      [also: frozen, froze]