plural noun[treated as singular] Australian /NZ
A place where animals are slaughtered and carcasses frozen, usually for export.
- The buildings at Totara which were the first freezing works in New Zealand are preserved as historic buildings and are close to the main south road south of Oamaru.
- After his time in Japan he worked briefly at the Waingawa freezing works, but then began his lifetime work as a builder.
- The highway at Mataura was dominated on one side by the freezing works, which seemed to go on forever.
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