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freeze

1. n. the act of ignoring someone; the cold shoulder. Everybody seems to be giving me the freeze.
2. tv. to ignore someone; to give someone the cold shoulder. Don’t freeze me, gang! I use a mouth wash!
3. in. to hold perfectly still. (Also a command given by a police officer that implies there is a gun pointed at a suspect.) The fuzz shouted, “Freeze, or you’re dead meat!”
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Study legislation to target abusive freeze transactions such as manipulation of investment instruments, lapsing rights, unrealistic buy-sell agreements and valuation of preferred stock upon a subsequent gift of the preferred stock, or death of the preferred stockholder, inconsistent with the valuation of the preferred stock at the time of the freeze.
This is important, Spinola said, adding, "We will work with the city to see that their other financial concerns are met and hope that they result in a four-year freeze.
Unlike freezes, retailers are still able to access credit reports, just with fraud alerts attached.
The market for freeze dryers, estimated to be $30-$40 million worldwide, is somewhat mature, yet is stimulated by demand from the biotech and pharmaceutical labs and by innovative products, such as completely automated models.
Trees that initially leafed out and seemed to have survived the freeze were showing shriveled leaves and more dead branches by midsummer.
that the four-year freeze would affect the outcome of real property tax reform.
If you don't use an ice cream machine and just pour the base into a pan and freeze it, you will get a very icy ice cream.
As it freezes rapidly from the bottom up, the droplet undergoes a subtle change in shape, bulging slightly upward.
Do materials like the paraffin pellets in microwavable earmuffs really freeze and melt at the same temperature?
One woman used her own eggs, frozen by the slow freeze technology 5 years ago after IVF, when she chose to freeze her surplus eggs instead of embryos.
The city of Los Angeles has hired 239 more civilian employees than left their city jobs since Mayor James Hahn imposed a ``hard'' hiring freeze on nonemergency workers in January 2003, the Daily News has learned.
When you freeze a sperm, you freeze an end product that will never divide again or rearrange its genes.
Diaz that they did not want to freeze any unused embryos.