Definition of freezing works in English:

Share this entry

freezing works

Entry from British & World English dictionary

plural noun

[treated as singular] Australian /NZ
A place where animals are slaughtered and carcasses frozen, usually for export.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.