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freeze over

To become covered in ice, often of a body of water. I know the lake has frozen over, but I still don't think it's safe for you kids to go skating on it.
See also: freeze, over

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, over

chilled to the marrow


frozen to the marrow

mainly BRITISH
If you are chilled to the marrow or frozen to the marrow, you are very cold. Note: `Marrow' is the fatty substance inside the bones of a person or animal. She was chilled to the marrow and wet through.
See also: chill, marrow

freeze over

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, over
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Global frozen fish and seafood market: The growth of the global market for frozen fish and seafood is driven by factors such as an increase in the number of working women, changes in purchasing patterns of consumers, busy lifestyles, and the availability of a wide range of frozen fish products.
The researchers compared the vitamin, mineral, fiber and phenolics (health-promoting plant compounds) in frozen and fresh versions of several popular fruits and vegetables (blueberries, strawberries, carrots, corn, broccoli, green beans, green peas and spinach) and found them generally comparable.
Strong brand advertising in the seafood category has undoubtedly helped to turn around consumer perceptions of frozen and the role of a specialist brand in the shape of Young's cannot be underestimated.
Water pipes had frozen the day before when the thermostat dipped below zero, but on this day, cabernet franc vines planted in 2001 were ready to be plucked.
The frozen tissue lab at the American Museum of Natural History in New York began operations in May 2001.
Philosophical disputes aside, I decided to put organic frozen convenience meals to the test in the ever-popular lasagna segment.
CAS freezing allows for the first ever additive-free frozen sushi.
Stein explained that the Fruit-a-Freeze frozen novelty plant acquired in the deal provides additional capacity needed to meet demand for the company's frozen novelty products.
If you want to avoid dairy foods, try a frozen dessert made from soy or rice.
Bede Hubbard, spokesman for the Catholic Conference of Bishops, when he noted that human embryos should not have been artificially produced in vitro and frozen in the first place.
The report also includes industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, including frozen bread and desserts.
The "grazing effect," as some have dubbed it, is affecting interest in smaller portions of frozen foods and in frozen snacks.
If making a smaller amount, the Cuisinart and KitchenAid machines that use pre-frozen inserts (which must be frozen 8 to 12 hours before using) are relatively inexpensive choices.