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- In the state of that which freezes; in ice form.
- The mammoth has been frozen for ten thousand years.
2013 July 26, Nick Miroff, “Mexico gets a taste for eating insects …”, The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 7, page 32:
- The San Juan market is Mexico City's most famous deli of exotic meats, where an adventurous shopper can hunt down hard-to-find critters … But the priciest items in the market aren't the armadillo steaks or even the bluefin tuna. That would be the frozen chicatanas – giant winged ants – at around $500 a kilo.
- I just stood frozen as the robber pointed at me with his gun.
- (of a bank account) In a state such that transactions are not allowed.
in the state of that which freezes
- past participle of
- The mammoth was frozen shortly after death.