freeze onto

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w>freeze onto

vi +prep obj (US inf) to freeze onto somebodysich wie eine Klette an jdn hängen or heften
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If you inject crystals of silver iodide into the atmosphere, suddenly there would be lots of particles to freeze onto and a cloud can develop quickly, sometimes producing rain.
That a special type of water droplet in the atmosphere would freeze onto the particles and cause clouds to grow faster in that area.