2. To preserve something, especially food, by subjecting it to and storing it at a temperature at an extremely low cold point: Anyone can freeze meat in a freezer and keep it frozen at a temperature of -18°C.
3. To prohibit the conversion of assets or to use them: The officials had to freeze the bank accounts in order to deprive the criminal of his ill gotten gains.
Aurora is thinking that she will freeze when she is outside working on the ornamental frieze on the wall surrounding the gazebo (small building with open sides) in the garden; however, the faster she can finish it, the sooner it frees up her time to go to the movies.