refreeze

verb
re·​freeze | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfrēz How to pronounce refreeze (audio) \
refroze\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈfrōz How to pronounce refroze (audio) \; refrozen\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈfrō-​zᵊn How to pronounce refrozen (audio) \; refreezing

Definition of refreeze

transitive + intransitive

: to freeze again shouldn't refreeze the meat Ice dams form when water from melting snow runs down a roof and refreezes.AAA Times

First Known Use of refreeze

1784, in the meaning defined above

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“Refreeze.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refreeze. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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