light-colored spots that appear on frozen food, caused by loss of surface moisture due to faulty packaging or improper freezing methods.
- Freeze someone out
verb phrase To exclude someone; discriminate against someone: When I wanted to get into the game they froze me out (1891+)
[free-zing] /ˈfri zɪŋ/ adjective 1. (of temperatures) approaching, at, or below the . 2. extremely or uncomfortably cold; chilled: We were both freezing and welcomed the hot cocoa. 3. beginning to or partially ; in the process of being or becoming . [freez] /friz/ verb (used without object), froze, frozen, freezing. 1. to become hardened […]
[freez-uhp] /ˈfrizˌʌp/ noun, Informal. 1. a freezing over of a body of water in an area. 2. a period of below-freezing temperatures. 3. the condition of being immobilized or inoperative through freezing: car engine freeze-up in winter. [freez] /friz/ verb (used without object), froze, frozen, freezing. 1. to become hardened into ice or into a […]
[free-lohd, -lohd] /ˈfriˈloʊd, -ˌloʊd/ verb (used without object), Informal. 1. to take advantage of others for free food, entertainment, etc. verb (used with object) 2. to get by freeloading: He freeloaded several meals a week. /ˈfriːˌləʊdə/ noun 1. (slang) a person who habitually depends on the charity of others for food, shelter, etc /ˈfriːˌləʊd/ verb […]