- (n) the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
- (n) weather cold enough to cause freezing
- (n) an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement
- (n) fixing (of prices or wages etc) at a particular level
- (v) stop moving or become immobilized
- (v) change to ice
- (v) be cold
- (v) cause to freeze
- (v) stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it
- (v) be very cold, below the freezing point
- (v) change from a liquid to a solid when cold
- (v) prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)
- (v) anesthetize by cold
- (v) suddenly behave coldly and formally
- The Bush Administration's mortgage rate freeze sounds like a life raft for strapped homeowners, but it may do more harm than good.
- Instead, Netanyahu offered a partial and time-limited freeze and appeared to force the President of the United States to back down.
- If the wage and price freeze has done anything for the American character, it has unleashed a streak of latent vigilantism.
- "It took a while for the credit system to freeze up; it's going to take a while for the credit system to thaw," Bush said in a speech in Washington to the US Chamber of Commerce, the world's biggest business federation representing more than 3...on Oct 17, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Bloomberg
- "During this period of economic emergency, families are tightening their belts, and so should Washington," Mr. Obama said. "That's why I am instituting a pay freeze on the salaries of my senior White House staff. Some of the people in this...on Jan 22, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Financial Post
- "We will be imposing a freeze on all other official bilateral business with Iran until this situation is resolved," Beckett said in a statement in the House of Commons.on Mar 28, 2007 By: Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett Source: Xinhua