freezing

Definitions of freezing
  1. noun
    the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
    synonyms: freeze
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    types:
    freeze-drying, lyophilisation, lyophilization
    a method of drying food or blood plasma or pharmaceuticals or tissue without destroying their physical structure; material is frozen and then warmed in a vacuum so that the ice sublimes
    frost, icing
    the formation of frost or ice on a surface
    type of:
    chilling, cooling, temperature reduction
    the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature
    phase change, phase transition, physical change, state change
    a change from one state (solid or liquid or gas) to another without a change in chemical composition
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