Definition of Freeze down
1. Verb. Change from a liquid to a solid when cold. "Water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit"
Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Related verbs: Freeze
Generic synonyms: Solidify
Derivative terms: Freezing
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Literary usage of Freeze down
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1. Biennial Report by Kansas State Horticultural Society (1899)
"If your trees are full of fruit you need not fear about them making a late fall growth to freeze down. The fruit will absorb all the sap the tree can ..."
2. The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri (1884)
"... them a threefold breeze— For still he flapped them—evermore was fanned, And through its depths Cocytus caused to freeze. Down three chins tears for ever ..."
3. Our Farming: Or, How We Have Made a Run-down Farm Bring Both Profit and Pleasure by Theodore Brainard Terry (1893)
"This year I think it was that we lost a part of our potato crop by having them freeze down after they were well started. This held us back a little, ..."
4. Songs and Stories from Tennessee by John Trotwood Moore (1902)
"Why, boss, ef I'd buy er carload ob ice in Augus' an' ship it to Hades dey'd cum er big freeze down dar de night befo' it got dar, an' dey wouldn't be no ..."