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freeze

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noun
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verb
1 verb turn into ice
INTRANSITIVEreoigh verbsioc verb  c m uthe water froze during the night reoigh an t-uisce le linn na hoíche, shioc an t-uisce i rith na hoíchethe lake often freezes in winter is minic a reonn an loch sa gheimhreadh, is minic a bhíonn an loch reoite sa gheimhreadhit's frozen solid tá sé ina aon reolach amháin
TRANSITIVEreoigh verbsioc verb  c m uit's not cold enough to freeze the lake níl sé sách fuar chun an loch a reo
2 verb turn very cold and solid
INTRANSITIVEreoigh verbsioc verb  c m uhis beard froze bhí a fhéasóg reoite, bhí coinlíní reoite ina fhéasógthe ground had frozen hard bhí an talamh crua leis an siocthe hammer froze to his hands bhí an casúr greamaithe dá lámha leis an bhfuacht
TRANSITIVEreoigh verbsioc verb  c m uthe frost froze the leaves bhí na duilleoga reoite de bharr an tseaca
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3 verb turn contents to ice
INTRANSITIVEreoigh verbthe water tank has frozen tá an t-umar uisce reoite
TRANSITIVEreoigh verbthe frost froze the water pipes reoigh an sioc na píobáin uisce, d'fhág an sioc na píobáin uisce reoite
4 verb become stuck from cold INTRANSITIVEreoigh verbmy camera froze reoigh mo cheamaramy joints were frozen up bhí mo chuid alt stromptha leis an bhfuacht 5 verb preserve in freezer
TRANSITIVEreoigh verbto freeze vegetables glasraí a reo
to freeze blood fuil a reo
INTRANSITIVEreoigh verbit'll take a while to freeze completely tógfaidh sé tamall air reo ar fadthey freeze well is féidir iad a reocertain foods don't freeze tá bia áirithe ann nach féidir a reo
6 verb (of person) be very cold INTRANSITIVEbheith préachtabheith conáiltebheith siocthabheith stromptha leis an bhfuachtyou'll freeze if you don't put your coat on beidh tú préachta mura gcuirfidh tú do chóta ort, beidh tú sioctha mura gcuirfidh tú do chóta ortmany of them froze to death fuair go leor acu bás leis an bhfuacht 7 verb MET fall below zero INTRANSITIVEbheith ag cur seacait froze when night fell bhí sé ag cur seaca le titim na hoícheit'll freeze hard tonight beidh sioc crua ann anocht 8 verb MED anaesthetise TRANSITIVEreoigh verbthe doctor froze her hand reoigh an dochtúir a lámh 9 verb stay completely still INTRANSITIVEbheith i do staicbheith i do stangairebheith fágtha i do staicI froze when I saw him rinneadh staic díom nuair a chonaic mé éFreeze! Seas in áit na mbonn!his smile froze on his lips d'imigh an gáire dá bhéal 10 verb stop working or changing INTRANSITIVEstad verb  c m ustop verb  c m umy world froze stad mo shaolthe city is frozen in time tá an chathair díreach mar a bhíodh sí fadó 11 verb COMP of computer, screen
INTRANSITIVEreoigh verbthe screen froze reoigh an scáileán
TRANSITIVEreoigh verbthe programme froze my computer reoigh an clár mo ríomhaire
12 verb CINE, TV-RAD stop film TRANSITIVEreoigh verbstop verb  c m ushe froze the tape stop sí an téip 13 verb keep at same level TRANSITIVEcoinnigh mar atáthey plan to freeze prices tá rún acu praghsanna a choinneáil mar atá, tá rún acu gan praghsanna a ardú 14 verb stop from continuing TRANSITIVEstop a chur ledeireadh a chur lethe talks were frozen cuireadh stop leis na cainteanna, cuireadh deireadh leis na cainteanna 15 verb FIN block access to TRANSITIVEreoigh verbshe had her pension frozen ní raibh teacht aici ar a pinseanto freeze assets sócmhainní a reo
noun
16 noun MET below zero temperaturesioc masc3  c m usiocán masc1  c m ua big freeze is expected tá sioc mór geallta, tá siocán mór air 17 noun MET very cold periodfuacht masc3I still remember the big freeze tá cuimhne fós agam ar an bhfuacht mór 18 noun on prices, pay etcreo masc4  c m uthere's a freeze on foreign aid tá bac ar níos mó cúnaimh a thabhairt don iasachtpay freeze reo párent freeze reo cíosanna
phrases

to freeze your blood

(also

to freeze the blood

) an croí a bhaint asatan croí a chur trasna ionatan t-anam a scanrú asatthe attack froze their blood bhain an t-ionsaí an croí astu, scanraigh an t-ionsaí an t-anam astu

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