♦ freezing

♦ freezing
♦ freezing /ˈfri:zɪŋ/
A a.
1 gelido; glaciale; polare: freezing air, aria gelida; freezing temperatures, temperature polari; It's freezing (cold) in here, qui dentro si gela (o fa un freddo polare); in freezing conditions, in condizioni di gelo polare; con temperature sottozero
2 (fig.) gelido; glaciale: freezing behaviour, comportamento gelido
3 (scient.) frigorifero; congelante: freezing mixture, miscela frigorifera
B n. [u]
1 congelamento
2 (econ., leg.) congelamento; blocco: the freezing of investments, il blocco degli investimenti; assets freezing, congelamento di beni; sequestro conservativo
3 (fam.) zero: below freezing, sotto (lo) zero
freezing point, punto di congelamento (o di solidificazione) □ (Austral.) freezing works, impianto di macellazione e congelamento.

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