Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Made into, covered with, or surrounded by ice.
  • adjective Very cold.
  • adjective Preserved by freezing.
  • adjective Rendered immobile.
  • adjective Immobile, as from pain or inflammation. Used of a joint.
  • adjective Expressive of cold unfriendliness or disdain.
  • adjective Kept at a fixed level.
  • adjective Impossible to withdraw, sell, or liquidate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Congealed by cold; converted into or covered with ice.
  • Cold; frosty; frigid; subject to severe frost: as, the frozen climates of the north.
  • Chill or cold in manner; void of sympathy; wanting in feeling or interest; chilling.
  • Void of natural heat or vigor; numbed; hence, void of passion or emotion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Congealed with cold; affected by freezing.
  • adjective Subject to frost, or to long and severe cold; chilly
  • adjective rare Cold-hearted; unsympathetic; unyielding.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective In the state of that which freezes; in ice form.
  • adjective immobilized
  • adjective in a state such that transactions are not allowed.
  • verb Past participle of freeze

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold
  • adjective not convertible to cash
  • adjective incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g.
  • adjective not thawed
  • adjective absolutely still
  • adjective devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
  • adjective (used of foods) preserved by freezing sufficiently rapidly to retain flavor and nutritional value

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Examples

  • Doing so causes the address book window to appear all white (as if it has frozen and is about to force quit itself ~ +though it's not frozen+);

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  • I can have my order delivered fresh or frozen and usually choose frozen since it’s easier to move it to the freezer when it arrives….and really, when you’re receiving 100-200 pounds of beef at a time, there is no real point to getting it fresh – you can’t eat it fast enough so it’ll spoil…..frozen works for us!

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  • She took a call on her radio, her expression frozen in place.

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  • She took a call on her radio, her expression frozen in place.

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  • "If you look at all the other stuff called 'Blue-Gray,' this was the grandfather of all the other Blue-Gray things in town," said Durden Dean, the president before Kyser, who has had his title frozen by the association since 2005.

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  • "If you look at all the other stuff called 'Blue-Gray,' this was the grandfather of all the other Blue-Gray things in town," said Durden Dean, the president before Kyser, who has had his title frozen by the association since 2005.

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  • Ariana stared with her expression frozen, stunned by his bitter words.

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  • Ariana stared with her expression frozen, stunned by his bitter words.

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  • She turned to him with a white face, her expression frozen.

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  • She turned to him with a white face, her expression frozen.

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  • "You only see what your eyes want to see

    How can life be what you want it to be

    You're frozen

    When your heart's not open"

    January 25, 2007