freezing freezing  /f ˈri zɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid

Usage(s):

  1. The quick-freezing boom, barely 15 years old, is growing fast.
  2. Unlike embryo freezing, egg freezing doesn't require that women choose the baby's father years in advance.
  3. However, the cells that survive the freezing process don't carry any genetic change due to the freezing process.

News

  1. Nigerian Cook Survives Shipwreck in Undersea Air Bubble

    After two days trapped in freezing cold water and breathing from an air bubble in an upturned tugboat under the ocean, Harrison Okene was sure he was going to die. Then a torch light pierced the darkness. Ship's cook Okene, 29, was on board the Jascon-4 tugboat when it capsized on May 26 due to heavy Atlantic ocean swells around 30 km (20 miles) off the coast of Nigeria, while stabilizing an oil ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Voice of America

  2. Nigerian cook survives two days under sea in shipwreck air bubble

    By Joe Brock WARRI, Nigeria (Reuters) - After two days trapped in freezing cold water and breathing from an air bubble in an upturned tugboat under the ocean, Harrison Okene was sure he was going to die. Then a torch light pierced the darkness. Ship's cook Okene, 29, was on board the Jascon-4 tugboat when it capsized on May 26 due to heavy Atlantic ocean swells around 30 km (20 miles) off the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Learn to 'put up' (freeze) vegetables and fruit

    Penn State Extension offers "Freezing Vegetables and Fruits — Quality for Keeps" on Wednesday, June 26, 6-8 p.m. at the Farm and Home Center, 1393 Arcadia Road. The class is also being held on Saturday, June 29, 10 a.m.-noon.This workshop offers tips for improving the quality of the fresh food...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

Quotes

  1. "Now we're going to someplace warm because I'm freezing my you-know-what off," Brady said, flashing that familiar grin.
    on Jan 20, 2008 By: Tom Brady Source: Forbes

  2. "I did not want to go hiking at 4 in the morning," Jenna told Diane. "It was freezing. But we got up, and we hiked in the dark for an hour and a half, and then as we got toward the top, with the sunrise, he asked me."
    on Sep 30, 2007 By: Jenna Bush Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. "I could have killed myself : Withdrawal - it's the worst thing," Abdul told the magazine. "I was freezing cold, then sweating hot, then chattering and in so much pain, it was excruciating."
    on May 5, 2009 By: Paula Abdul Source: Reuters UK

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