Definitions

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  • adjective Half or partially frozen.

Etymologies

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semi- +‎ frozen

Examples

  • Just before serving, sift some of the brown sugar over the semifrozen cream in a layer no more than 1 ⁄ 8 inch thick, covering the cream completely.

    "Let your guests wait—they will be rewarded"

  • Brandon tapped his horn politely, then swerved through semifrozen potholes across the center line to get a cleaner look at the fringed silhouette of a red-tailed hawk, twenty-six, the white rump of a northern flicker, twenty-seven, and, suspended above everything, the boomerang shape of a solo tree swallow, twenty-eight.

    ‘Border Songs’

  • Just before serving, sift some of the brown sugar over the semifrozen cream in a layer no more than 1 ⁄ 8 inch thick, covering the cream completely.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • A heavy hoarfrost still glazed parts of the pavement untouched by the sunlight, and the open gutter that ran down the center of the street was semifrozen.

    The Thief Taker

  • A heavy hoarfrost still glazed parts of the pavement untouched by the sunlight, and the open gutter that ran down the center of the street was semifrozen.

    The Thief Taker

  • A heavy hoarfrost still glazed parts of the pavement untouched by the sunlight, and the open gutter that ran down the center of the street was semifrozen.

    The Thief Taker

  • A heavy hoarfrost still glazed parts of the pavement untouched by the sunlight, and the open gutter that ran down the center of the street was semifrozen.

    The Thief Taker

  • A heavy hoarfrost still glazed parts of the pavement untouched by the sunlight, and the open gutter that ran down the center of the street was semifrozen.

    The Thief Taker

  • With the cloth in a semifrozen state, it came right off in her grasp—like a stiff shell of armor—and the figurine was left standing naked in a blaze of glory.

    Hearts

  • With the cloth in a semifrozen state, it came right off in her grasp—like a stiff shell of armor—and the figurine was left standing naked in a blaze of glory.

    Hearts

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