freezing cold

freezing cold

mod. very cold. It’s freezing cold out there.
See also: cold, freeze
References in classic literature ?
They feared their half-famished horses would soon share his fate, for there seemed scarce blood enough left in their veins to withstand the freezing cold.
The sun now set: a freezing cold, though of short duration pervaded the whole creation; it was like a horrid gust coming from a burial-vault on a warm summer's day--but all around the mountains retained that wonderful green tone which we see in some old pictures, and which, should we not have seen a similar play of color in the South, we declare at once to be unnatural.
Here in the freezing cold, or away in the deadly heat; in battle or in shipwreck; in the face of starvation; under the shadow of pestilence--I, though hundreds are falling round me, I shall live
John's Wood; put green blinds outside all the private houses, with a red curtain and a white one in every window; plough up all the roads; plant a great deal of coarse turf in every place where it ought NOT to be; erect three handsome buildings in stone and marble, anywhere, but the more entirely out of everybody's way the better; call one the Post Office; one the Patent Office, and one the Treasury; make it scorching hot in the morning, and freezing cold in the afternoon, with an occasional tornado of wind and dust; leave a brick-field without the bricks, in all central places where a street may naturally be expected: and that's Washington.
Chilly temperatures could last for weeks and bring snow, ice and travel chaos as Britain is set to be gripped in a freezing cold snap until MARCH.
The bizarre phenomenon has caused Arctic air to suddenly warm up and send a freezing cold blast south towards Britain.
Chilly temperatures could last for weeks and bring snow and ice, as Britain is set to be gripped in a freezing cold snap until March.
Beating the Cold SEVERAL times in Church Street this winter In the bitter winds and freezing cold I've seen young men walking along wearing only T-shirts and shorts A very strange sight in the circumstances for anyone to behold But how are they actually able to do this?
The event, dubbed 'St Moritz Ice Cricket 2018', was hailed as the "best battle of cricket on top of the world", took place against the serene and breathtaking backdrop of the Swiss mountains in freezing cold temperatures on February 8 and 9.
The security services found the three teens in desperate condition due to freezing cold in Aralik district, Igdir province, east Turkish, on Sunday and rushed them to a hospital in Erzurum province.
The campaign aims to raise QR3,000,000 to provide essential items and protect the children and their families from the freezing cold temperature," said Khaled al Yafei, director of project management at QC.
For a start, why can't churches open their doors to accommodate desperate rough sleepers over these freezing cold winter nights?
In a touching moment, a policeman in China took off his uniform in freezing cold and used it to keep an abandoned baby warm.
He was supposed to cover the 10-kilometer distance of the Hudson River but he decided to shorten his swim because he was not able to fully prepare for the freezing cold.
You won't believe what happens to bubbles when they meet the freezing cold of winter