freeze over


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freeze over

[for a body of water] to get cold and form a layer of ice on top. The pond froze over, so we went skating.
See also: freeze

freeze over

v.
1. To freeze completely at the surface: Once the pond freezes over we can go skating.
2. To become covered with a layer of ice: The bridge has frozen over, so drive very carefully.
See also: freeze