A condition of being held in temporary suspension or inactivity.
transitive verbdeep-froze, deep-fro·zen, deep-freez·ing, deep-freez·es
- To quick-freeze.
- To store in a frozen condition.
- To suspend or defer indefinitely: “American long-term obligations … which have been deep-frozen since the early 1950s” ( Paul Kennedy )
(plural deep freezes)
- a freezer
- Alternative form of deep freeze.