a metaphor that has occurred so often that it has become a new meaning of the expression (e.g., `he is a snake' may once have been a metaphor but after years of use it has died and become a new sense of the word `snake')
(used of foods) preserved by freezing sufficiently rapidly to retain flavor and nutritional value
a figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity
turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold
devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
not convertible to cash
incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g. "frozen prices"