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

 fro·zen /ˈfrozṇ/

From: Network Terminology


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)

 Fro·zen a.
 1. Congealed with cold; affected by freezing; as, a frozen brook.
    They warmed their frozen feet.   --Dryden.
 2. Subject to frost, or to long and severe cold; chilly; as, the frozen north; the frozen zones.
 3. Cold-hearted; unsympathetic; unyielding. [R.]
    Be not ever frozen, coy.   --T. Carew.

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]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See freeze

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe
             cold; "the frozen North"; "frozen pipes"; "children
             skating on a frozen brook" [ant: unfrozen]
      2: absolutely still; "frozen with horror"; "they stood rooted
         in astonishment" [syn: frozen(p), rooted(p), stock-still]
      3: devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of
         unfriendliness or disdain; "a frigid greeting"; "got a
         frosty reception"; "a frozen look on their faces"; "a
         glacial handshake"; "icy stare"; "wintry smile" [syn: frigid,
          frosty, glacial, icy, wintry]
      4: not thawed
      5: used of foods; preserved by freezing sufficiently rapidly to
         retain flavor and nutritional value; "frozen foods" [syn:
         flash-frozen, quick-frozen]
      6: not convertible to cash; "frozen assets"
      7: incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g. "frozen
         prices"; "living on fixed incomes" [syn: fixed]