Freezing Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Freezing

Liquid water changing into ice is an example of freezing. Momoko Takeda/Getty Images

Freezing Definition: 

The process through which a substance changes from a liquid to a solid. All liquids except helium undergo freezing when the temperature becomes sufficiently cold.


Water changing to ice

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Freezing Definition." ThoughtCo, Aug. 27, 2020, Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2020, August 27). Freezing Definition. Retrieved from Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Freezing Definition." ThoughtCo. (accessed January 29, 2023).