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deep-freeze

(dēp′frēz′)
tr.v. deep-froze (-frōz′), deep-fro·zen (-frō′zən), deep-freez·ing, deep-freez·es
1. To quick-freeze.
2. To store in a frozen condition.
3. To suspend or defer indefinitely: "American long-term obligations ... which have been deep-frozen since the early 1950s" (Paul Kennedy).

deep′ freeze′


n.
[1940–45, Amer.]

deep-freeze

(ˈdipˈfriz)

v.t. -freezed -froze, -freezed -fro•zen, -freez•ing.
1. to quick-freeze (food).
2. to store in a frozen state.
[1945–50, Amer.]

deep-freeze


Past participle: deep-frozen
Gerund: deep-freezing

Imperative
deep-freeze
deep-freeze
Present
I deep-freeze
you deep-freeze
he/she/it deep-freezes
we deep-freeze
you deep-freeze
they deep-freeze
Preterite
I deep-froze
you deep-froze
he/she/it deep-froze
we deep-froze
you deep-froze
they deep-froze
Present Continuous
I am deep-freezing
you are deep-freezing
he/she/it is deep-freezing
we are deep-freezing
you are deep-freezing
they are deep-freezing
Present Perfect
I have deep-frozen
you have deep-frozen
he/she/it has deep-frozen
we have deep-frozen
you have deep-frozen
they have deep-frozen
Past Continuous
I was deep-freezing
you were deep-freezing
he/she/it was deep-freezing
we were deep-freezing
you were deep-freezing
they were deep-freezing
Past Perfect
I had deep-frozen
you had deep-frozen
he/she/it had deep-frozen
we had deep-frozen
you had deep-frozen
they had deep-frozen
Future
I will deep-freeze
you will deep-freeze
he/she/it will deep-freeze
we will deep-freeze
you will deep-freeze
they will deep-freeze
Future Perfect
I will have deep-frozen
you will have deep-frozen
he/she/it will have deep-frozen
we will have deep-frozen
you will have deep-frozen
they will have deep-frozen
Future Continuous
I will be deep-freezing
you will be deep-freezing
he/she/it will be deep-freezing
we will be deep-freezing
you will be deep-freezing
they will be deep-freezing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deep-freezing
you have been deep-freezing
he/she/it has been deep-freezing
we have been deep-freezing
you have been deep-freezing
they have been deep-freezing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deep-freezing
you will have been deep-freezing
he/she/it will have been deep-freezing
we will have been deep-freezing
you will have been deep-freezing
they will have been deep-freezing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deep-freezing
you had been deep-freezing
he/she/it had been deep-freezing
we had been deep-freezing
you had been deep-freezing
they had been deep-freezing
Conditional
I would deep-freeze
you would deep-freeze
he/she/it would deep-freeze
we would deep-freeze
you would deep-freeze
they would deep-freeze
Past Conditional
I would have deep-frozen
you would have deep-frozen
he/she/it would have deep-frozen
we would have deep-frozen
you would have deep-frozen
they would have deep-frozen
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deep-freeze - electric refrigerator (trade name Deepfreeze) in which food is frozen and stored for long periods of timedeep-freeze - electric refrigerator (trade name Deepfreeze) in which food is frozen and stored for long periods of time
electric refrigerator, fridge - a refrigerator in which the coolant is pumped around by an electric motor
Translations

deep-freeze

[ˈdiːpˈfriːz] VT (at home) → congelar; (in factory) → ultracongelar
see also deep

deep-freeze

[diːpˈfriːz] (deep-froze (vb: pt) (deep-frozen (pp))) vtsurgelare

deep

(diːp) adjective
1. going or being far down or far into. a deep lake; a deep wound.
2. going or being far down by a named amount. a hole six feet deep.
3. occupied or involved to a great extent. He is deep in debt.
4. intense; strong. The sea is a deep blue colour; They are in a deep sleep.
5. low in pitch. His voice is very deep.
adverb
far down or into. deep into the wood.
ˈdeepen verb
1. to make or become deeper. He deepened the hole.
2. to increase. His troubles were deepening.
ˈdeeply adverb
very greatly. We are deeply grateful to you.
ˈdeepness noun
the quality of being deep.
ˌdeep-ˈfreeze noun
a type of refrigerator which freezes food quickly and can keep it for a long time.
verb
to freeze and keep (food) in this.
ˈdeep-sea adjective
of, for, or in the deeper parts of the sea. deep-sea diving; deep-sea fishing.
in deep water
in difficulties or trouble. He found himself in deep water when he took over the management of the firm.
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