deep freeze

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v deep freeze store in a deep-freeze, as for conservation "deep-freeze the food"
    • n deep freeze temporary inactivity or suspension "the legislation has now been revived after ten years in the deep freeze"
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Usage

In literature:

The water in this ditch is three feet deep and freezing cold.
"At the Foot of the Rainbow" by Gene Stratton-Porter
From the northwest the wind blew hard, and the fleecy covering on the ground was fast freezing a foot deep in ice.
"The Battle Ground" by Ellen Glasgow
Freeze on, say I, and may Mary Mother send us snow a yard deep.
"The Saint's Tragedy" by Charles Kingsley
The lake is not deep, but seldom freezes, although it is thirty-one toises more elevated than that of Geneva.
"A tour through some parts of France, Switzerland, Savoy, Germany and Belgium" by Richard Boyle Bernard
Perhaps with Queex planted in the enemies' territory they would have nothing to fear from any pests not now confined in the deep freeze.
"Plague Ship" by Andre Norton
He never builds a dam, because there are deep places in the river where the current is too swift to freeze.
"Ways of Wood Folk" by William J. Long
You've put him into a sort of moral deep-freeze.
"Operation: Outer Space" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
It's as if the beasts were given some deep-freeze treatment instantaneously.
"The Time Traders" by Andre Norton
He was in deep freeze as far as any bodily movement was concerned.
"Storm Over Warlock" by Andre Norton
MEMBER: Has anyone tried to deep freeze?
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
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In poetry:

He cannot see the cooling breeze
Or sound of deep-toned bell;
He cannot see the water freeze,
Nor view the fragrant smell.
"Extract From - Infidelity Its Own Punishment And Fidelity Its Own Happiness" by Joseph Hodgson
No sooner has it fallen into sleep,
That has again its helmet over brows,
And those streams, gone into snow deeps,
Cease their song and freeze in deadly silence.
"The Old Barrel Organ" by Innokentii Fedorovich Annensky
Wild on the summit of the steep
She ruminated long the deep,
And felt her freezing blood;
Approaching feet she heard behind,
Then swifter than the winged wind
She plunged into the flood.
"Monimia. An Ode" by John Logan

In news:

Heavy snowfalls keep Balkans in deep freeze .
RSL ends season in goal-scoring deep freeze .
Arnold Schwarzenegger puts emotions 'on deep freeze ' to keep many secrets from wife Maria.
Amazon's Glacier Cloud Service Puts Data in the Storage Deep Freeze .
Is The Tech IPO Deep Freeze Finally Thawing.
How My Aunt Marge Ended Up in the Deep Freeze .
Deep Freeze Spreads Across Europe.
Steam generators put deep freeze on food packer's energy costs.
Deep Freeze for Salaries.
Kitchen Gear Out of the Deep-Freeze for Spring.
Article " Deep freeze headed to S.A".
Deep freeze headed to S.A. Monday, November 26, 2012.
A thin shell of ice formed by a continuous cycle of heating and freezing gives Haumea, a distant dwarf planet discovered in 2004, its distinctive glimmer in deep space.
Day 2 of Operation Deep Freeze now in effect throughout Tucson.
There's some other stuff in my deep freeze, but it's mainly there to keep my pea stash safe.
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In science:

The two charges are identical not only in the deep UV, where asymptotic freedom manifests itself, but also in the deep IR, where they “freeze” at the same non-vanishing value .
The hybrid meson: new results from the updated mg and alpha_s parameters
The two charges are identical not only in the deep UV, where asymptotic freedom manifests itself, but also in the deep IR, where they “freeze” at the same non-vanishing value .
The hybrid meson: new results from the updated mg and alpha_s parameters
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