- 1Below 0°C: strong winds and freezing temperaturesMore example sentences
- Although it was unseasonably warm this day, we expected the temperature to dip below the freezing level as the night wore on.
- I got off the airplane on a freezing day.
- When her bare leg met the freezing air below, however, she let out a strangled yelp and jumped away.
- 1.1(Used hyperbolically) very cold: he was freezing and miserable [as submodifier]: it was freezing cold outsideMore example sentences
- Come next January, though, I have a feeling that there will be many annoyed people around the country, out on the streets outside pubs in the freezing cold!
- We ended up waiting outside in the freezing cold for about 45 minutes, maybe more, before we got in.
- It's not like I have to sleep outside in the freezing cold.
- 1.2(Of fog or rain) consisting of droplets which freeze rapidly on contact with a surface to form ice crystals.More example sentences
- Beginning to shiver himself in the freezing rain, he said, ‘Yeah, I guess it is cold.’
- Inclement weather, which included snow, sleet, and freezing rain, and poor track conditions were cited as the reasons for cancellation.
- Winter storms normally bring ordinary rain, freezing rain and sleet as well as snow.
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- The freezing point of water (0°C): the temperature was well above freezingMore example sentences
- But they stressed England would not be hit as hard as north of the border, though temperatures would drop below freezing tonight.
- A city office building that had been used as an emergency shelter when temperatures fell to below freezing was closed last year.
- Snow is on the ground in the area and temperatures well below freezing are expected tonight.