2. Verb. (intransitive) To freeze again. ¹
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Definition of Refreeze
1. freeze [v -FROZE, -FROZEN, -FREEZING, -FREEZES] - See also: freeze
Lexicographical Neighbors of Refreeze
Literary usage of Refreeze
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Probability of Sea Level Rise by James G. Titus, Vijay K. Narayanan (1998)
"Nevertheless, even for the extreme assumption of an instantaneous warming of 4°C, refreeze reduces the initial contribution by only about 25 percent.19 ..."
2. The Cookbook for Men Whose Wives Don't Cook by Christopher Hamilton (2006)
"Never refreeze uncooked meat. Once you've thawed it, cook it. Then you can refreeze it. It's a rule. So, you've gone to the butcher or grocery store and you ..."
3. A Text-book of Geology for Use in Universities: Colleges, Schools of Science by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1920)
"103, the tension is replaced by compression, which more or less closes the fissures, the ice blocks refreeze, and the crevasses may be obliterated, ..."
4. A Text-book of Geology: For Use in Universities, Colleges, Schools of by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1915)
"... first, that ice below the freezing point if subjected to sufficient pressure will melt and, if the pressure is removed, will refreeze; and second, ..."
5. Mud & Guts: A Look at the Common Soldier of the American Revolution by Bill Mauldin (1978)
"Dampness will seep into the very marrow of his bones, there to refreeze, and he'll be dug out with a pickaxe come spring. Besides, chances are that more ..."