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give (one) the freeze

To intentionally ignore, appear disinterested in, or act indifferent toward one; to snub one. She thinks you started that rumor about her—that's why she's been giving you the freeze all day. Everyone gave me the freeze from the moment I stepped foot inside the room.
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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!”
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Based on the comparison of the two above mentioned freezing systems, the liquid nitrogen-type ground freezing system has more advantages than the brine type in that the system takes relatively small space and the freezing duration is relatively short.
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Perennial ryegrass and supina bluegrass plants from within an acclimation regime were removed from the hydroponic solution, rinsed with distilled water, and blotted dry with paper towel immediately before freezing tests.
3, the problem was to distribute metal efficiently to all flow channels and all parts of the mold before freezing, and to accomplish this objective with a minimum amount of metal.
He was backed by Bishop Elio Sgreccia, vice-president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, who questioned the appropriateness of adoption without a universal agreement to stop the production and freezing of embryos.
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Today, Europe has a highly developed and very modern frozen food industry in every respect, including processing, freezing, storage, transport, retailing, catering, packaging and marketing.
It runs the gamut of technical research in the freezing and equipment field, the processing expertise, the packaging ingenuity and the variety of products processed.
"People think freezing reduces quality, but if the science is sophisticated enough, that's not true at all," says Sawatari.
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Unlike IQF fruits, Soft-n-Frozen fruits can be added directly to ice cream, yoghurts, or frozen desserts without the need for further freezing.
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