freeze (on)to (something)

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freeze (on)to (something)

To adhere to something through the act of freezing. Is it true that my tongue could freeze to a telephone pole in this cold weather?
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freeze (on)to something

[for something] to touch something very cold and freeze hard and fast to it. My hand froze to the railing. The branch froze onto the side of the house.
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Just make sure that you allow the items you're freezing to come to room temperature before wrapping them and placing them in the freezer.
Let's assume CAS freezing to be superior to current freezing technologies.
A thermocouple was placed adjacent to the plants during freezing to provide reference temperature data for verification of camera readings.
Read on to learn more about her harrowing ordeal--and how the body combats freezing to death.
Smart clothes aren't enough to help a mountain climber escape freezing to death.