freezeout

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

freeze +‎ out

Noun[edit]

freezeout (plural freezeouts)

  1. (physics) Any situation in which the motion of a system of particles ceases
  2. (business) A kind of merger by which one or more shareholders who collectively hold a majority of shares in a corporation gain ownership of remaining shares in that corporation.