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.

Example:

Water changing to ice

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Freezing Definition." ThoughtCo, Aug. 27, 2020, thoughtco.com/definition-of-freezing-604469. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2020, August 27). Freezing Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-freezing-604469 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Freezing Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-freezing-604469 (accessed September 23, 2021).