(Freez"er) n. One who, or that which, cools or freezes, as a refrigerator, or the tub and can
used in the process of freezing ice cream.
Freezing machine. See Ice machine, under Ice. Freezing mixture, a mixture (of salt and snow
or of chemical salts) for producing intense cold. Freezing point, that degree of a thermometer at
which a fluid begins to freeze; applied particularly to water, whose freezing point is at 32° Fahr., and
at 0° Centigrade.
(Freez"ing), a. Tending to freeze; for freezing; hence, cold or distant in manner. Frrez"ing*ly,
(Frei"es*le`ben*ite) n. [Named after the German chemist Freiesleben.] A sulphide of
antimony, lead, and silver, occuring in monoclinic crystals.
(Freight) n. [F. fret, OHG. freht merit, reward. See Fraught, n.]
1. That with which anything is fraught or laden for transportation; lading; cargo, especially of a ship, or a
car on a railroad, etc.; as, a freight of cotton; a full freight.
2. (Law) (a) The sum paid by a party hiring a ship or part of a ship for the use of what is thus hired.
(b) The price paid a common carrier for the carriage of goods. Wharton.
3. Freight transportation, or freight line.
Freight agent, a person employed by a transportation company to receive, forward, or deliver goods.
Freight car. See under Car. Freight train, a railroad train made up of freight cars; called
in England goods train.
(Freight) a. Employed in the transportation of freight; having to do with freight; as, a freight car.
(Freight), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Freighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Freighting.] [Cf. F. freter.] To load
with goods, as a ship, or vehicle of any kind, for transporting them from one place to another; to furnish
with freight; as, to freight a ship; to freight a car.
1. Charge for transportation; expense of carriage.
2. The transportation of freight.
3. Freight; cargo; lading. Milton.
1. One who loads a ship, or one who charters and loads a ship.
2. One employed in receiving and forwarding freight.
3. One for whom freight is transported.
4. A vessel used mainly to carry freight.
(Freight"less), a. Destitute of freight.
(Frel"te) n. Frailty. [Obs.] Chaucer.
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