frozen

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj frozen incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g. "frozen prices" "living on fixed incomes"
    • adj frozen not convertible to cash "frozen assets"
    • adj frozen (used of foods) preserved by freezing sufficiently rapidly to retain flavor and nutritional value "frozen foods"
    • adj frozen turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold "the frozen North","frozen pipes","children skating on a frozen brook"
    • adj frozen devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain "a frigid greeting","got a frosty reception","a frozen look on their faces","a glacial handshake","icy stare","wintry smile"
    • adj frozen not thawed
    • adj frozen absolutely still "frozen with horror","they stood rooted in astonishment"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Hockey pucks were originally made from frozen cow dung
    • Frozen Cold-hearted; unsympathetic; unyielding. "Be not ever frozen , coy."
    • Frozen Congealed with cold; affected by freezing; as, a frozen brook. "They warmed their frozen feet."
    • Frozen Subject to frost, or to long and severe cold; chilly; as, the frozen north; the frozen zones.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The Popsicle was invented by 11 year-old Frank Epperson in 1905. He left his drink outside with a stir stick in it and he noticed that it had frozen. He applied for a patent in 1923 and named it "Epsicle." The name was later changed to Popsicle
    • frozen Congealed by cold; converted into or covered with ice.
    • frozen Cold; frosty; frigid; subject to severe frost: as, the frozen climates of the north.
    • frozen Chill or cold in manner; void of sympathy; wanting in feeling or interest; chilling.
    • frozen Void of natural heat or vigor; numbed; hence, void of passion or emotion.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: There are approximately 90 people that have been frozen after their death.
    • pa.p Frozen frōz′n of freeze.
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Quotations

  • Charles Dickens
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    “It was a good thing to have a couple of thousand people all rigid and frozen together, in the palm of one's hand.”
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert%20Schweitzer
    “We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger.”
  • Henry Miller
    Henry%20Miller
    “Life is constantly providing us with new funds, new resources, even when we are reduced to immobility. In life's ledger there is no such thing as frozen assets.”
  • Leonardo Da Vinci
    Leonardo%20Da%20Vinci
    “Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.”
  • Michel Leiris
    Michel Leiris
    “Nothing seems more like a whorehouse to me than a museum. In it you find the same equivocal aspect, the same frozen quality.”
  • Shirley Williams
    Shirley Williams
    “No test tube can breed love and affection. No frozen packet of semen ever read a story to a sleepy child.”

Usage

In literature:

The short dress was frozen stiff.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
You will be frozen hard before you've been out ten minutes.
"Humorous Ghost Stories" by Dorothy Scarborough
They were almost as immobile in the faint moonlight as that frozen one with the lantern flickering beside it in the snow.
"The Cattle-Baron's Daughter" by Harold Bindloss
Her little hands were almost frozen with the cold.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
Dawson, the center of all this itinerant humanity, grew from a struggling camp on a frozen muskeg to a teeming Babylon.
"Colorado Jim" by George Goodchild
He must have walked many miles already, and he will be frozen before morning.
"Lorimer of the Northwest" by Harold Bindloss
He squatted, as frozen as a statue for long moments.
"Eight Keys to Eden" by Mark Irvin Clifton
Before the end of the month, the river was frozen over.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
More than seven eighths of these are frozen up and totally unavailable for six months every year.
"The Land of Thor" by J. Ross Browne
If heat is applied suddenly it causes death of frozen parts.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
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In poetry:

"I see the sparkling snow;
I view the mountain tops;
I mark the frozen lake below,
Or the dark, rugged rocks.
"To A Flower" by Margaret Davidson
I tire of globes and races,
Too long the game is played;
What without him is summer's pomp,
Or winter's frozen shade?
"Song Of Nature" by Henry David Thoreau
Remember still, she is not dead;
She sees us, sister, now;
Laid, where her angel spirit fled,
'Mid heath and frozen snow.
"Encouragement" by Emily Jane Bronte
It is a blessing that is felt
But by united minds that flow,
As sun-beams into sun-beams melt,
To light a frozen world below.
"Loves" by Mary Anne Browne
All the rippling streams of laughter
From our hearts and lips that flow,
Shall be frozen, cold years after,
Into icicles of woe.
"A Laugh -- And A Moan" by Abram Joseph Ryan
The moon is full this winter night;
The stars are clear, though few;
And every window glistens bright
With leaves of frozen dew.
"Honour's Martyr" by Emily Jane Bronte

In news:

Frozen draft beer arrives at Epcot.
Caution on raw eggs, request for more frozen treats.
1 (12-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed.
* or 8 to 9 yolks fresh, frozen or refrigerated liquid egg yolk product 6 oz.
"I thought, my God, the wood came back to life and is frozen in motion," she says.
She had been told that this must be her final pregnancy, and the couple had planned to have the five embryos they had frozen implanted in the hopes that one would take.
With the growing popularity of in vitro fertilization, there is a surplus of more than 600,000 frozen embryos available.
Snowflakes is a private organization that encourages infertile couples to 'adopt' frozen embryos .
Mochi ice cream maker Frances Hashimoto — credited with popularizing the frozen novelty — died Sunday of lung cancer at her Pasadena home.
A British team of scientists are leading an effort to drill down to a subglacial lake deep below Antarctica's frozen wilderness.
A British team of scientists is leading an effort to drill down to a subglacial lake deep below Antarctica's frozen wilderness.
The Los Angeles Fashion District is getting a new frozen-yogurt "lounge," according to downtown blog Angelic.com.
Leo's Tenderness, Ferocity Heat Up 'Frozen River'.
Still the frog sat frozen for a few moments.
Red-faced' Florida company admits 'foreign object' landed in frozen meal.
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In science:

As a final check on the physical meaning of our frozen eigenvalues with moduli smaller than unity as FrobeniusPerron resonances we have compared these moduli with rates of correlation decay.
Frobenius-Perron Resonances for Maps with a Mixed Phase Space
This implies that an initial/final tachyon field corresponding to this vertex operator is frozen in these space-time directions.
Worldsheet and Spacetime Properties of p-p' System with B Field and Noncommutative Geometry
For an ensemble ”frozen” during the interaction time, the tracing in (1) implies statistical averaging over repeated realizations of the multiatom system, every time the probe scattering is recorded, or taking the expectation value with respect to the quantum state of the system.
Random Scattering by Atomic Density Fluctuations in Optical Lattices
If we impose the assumption of a perfectly conducting interior, the magnetic field is frozen into the the fluid motion, i.e. uµFµν = 0, where uµ = (ut , 0, 0, Ωut ) is the four-velocity of the fluid.
General Relativistic Modification of a Pulsar Electromagnetic Field
We find a dynamical phase diagram with frozen (glassy) and melted (ergodic) phases.
Random Heteropolymer Dynamics
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