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  • n. Plural form of freezing.


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  • Indeed, it is not an unusually cold winter, but one of successive thawings and freezings, which is most destructive to insect life.

    A Book of Natural History Young Folks' Library Volume XIV.

  • The water flowed out from the banks and lay in pools which were cuddled from the cold by later surface-freezings and snow falls.


  • They are careful about the springs, water flowing out from banks and lying in pools "cuddled from the cold by later surface freezings and snowfalls."

    “I am only a wild girl, and I am afraid of the world....”

  • I think to get the dough to work in the summer, it takes several additional flash-freezings throwing it back in the freezer to get the chill back on it, so it works as it should.

    chicken empanada with chorizo and olives | smitten kitchen

  • Changes in expected demand (e.g., seasons that are cooler or warmer than anticipated) and expected supply (e.g., hurricane threats, well freezings) influence prices and price action of energy investments (options and futures that are based on energy prices).

    Risky Weather

  • Wednesday on a French resolution proposing sanctions against its west African former colony, to include a 12-month arms embargo, and targeted travel bans and asset freezings.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The inevitable coarsening during storage is due to repeated partial thawings and freezings, which melt the smallest ice crystals completely and deposit their water molecules on ever fewer, ever larger crystals.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Can I tell my people that the great Doctor Relorn and her intrepid scout, who can avoid the Giants, wish to run and hide and leave them to face the terrible freezings?

    Timegod's World

  • The second Saturday in March when flowers would already be blooming at Chenonceau great mounds of ice lay in the courtyard at Holyrood, their surfaces granular from the repeated thawings and re freezings Little ice nuggets sparkled like diamonds in the grey crust.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • But I think too much reliance should not be put in the process devised by the great English physiologist, Hunter, for prolonging the life of man indefinitely by successive freezings.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 497, July 11, 1885


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