freezing
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freezing(
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zihng
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (very cold)
a. helado
Can you please turn on the heat? It is freezing in here.¿Puedes prender la calefacción por favor? Está helado aquí.
b. congelado
I went out in the snow barefoot and now my feet are freezing.Salí descalzo a la nieve y ahora tengo los pies congelados.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (zero degrees Celsius)
a. el punto de congelación
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The refrigerator keeps the beer just above freezing.El refrigerador mantiene la cerveza justo arriba del punto de congelación.
b. el cero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We expect an overnight low of five degrees below freezing.Esperamos un mínimo esta noche de cinco grados bajo cero.
3. (process)
a. la congelación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Snowflakes come from the freezing of water droplets around specks of dust.Los copos de nieve resultan de la congelación de gotitas de agua alrededor de motas de polvo.
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freezing
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (room)
a. helado(a)
2. (weather, temperature)
a. muy frío(a)
freezing coldhelado(a)
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freezing [ˈfriːzɪŋ]
adjective
glacial; helado
I'm freezing estoy helado; it's freezing in here aquí se congela uno; aquí hace un frío que pela (informal)
adverb
it's freezing cold hace un frío horrible or que pela (informal)
noun
1 (also freezing point) punto (m) de congelación
five degrees below freezing cinco grados bajo cero
2 (deep freezing) (ultra)congelación (f)
3 [of prices, wages, assets] congelación (f)
modifier
freezing fog (n) niebla (f) helada
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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it's freezing
está helado
freezing rain
lluvia engelante
it is freezing
está helado
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