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freez·ing

(frē'zing),
1. The temperature below which a liquid becomes solid.
2. Congealing, stiffening, or hardening by exposure to cold.

freezing

a sudden inability to initiate or continue repetitive motor activity of patients with Parkinson's disease. The patient may be unable to take the first step in walking or, if walking, may find a real or imagined obstacle that causes the feet to remain in one spot.

freez·ing

(frēz'ing)
Congealing, stiffening, or hardening by exposure to cold.

freezing

reducing the temperature of materials to the freezing point of water so that they are frozen solid. Used in the preservation of food, the preparation of material for histopathological examination and in cryosurgery.

freezing point
the temperature at which a liquid begins to freeze; for water, the freezing point is 32°F (0°C).
quick freezing
greatly improves the quality of meat because of reduced ice crystal formation.
skin freezing

Patient discussion about freezing

Q. why my hands are getting purple and freezing?

A. thank you, but these answers are not correct answers for my question

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References in classic literature ?
For many are on their way to thee, many suffering, doubting, despairing, drowning, freezing ones--
He gazed at the cross, then at the stars, drank in the fresh freezing air that flowed evenly into the room, and followed as though in a dream the images and memories that rose in his imagination.
Here ensued a pause, filled up by the producing and lighting of a cigar; having placed it to his lips and breathed a trail of Havannah incense on the freezing and sunless air, he went on -