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flash-freeze

(flăsh′frēz′)
tr.v. flash-froze (-frōz′), flash-fro·zen (-frō′zən), flash-freez·ing, flash-freez·es
1. To freeze (produce, meat, or fish) immediately after harvesting, butchering, or catching.
2. To freeze (a biological specimen, for example) instantaneously by exposure to an environment of very low temperature.

quick′-freeze′



v.t. -froze, -fro•zen, -freez•ing.
to freeze (food) rapidly so that it can be stored at freezing temperatures.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.flash-freeze - freeze rapidly so as to preserve the natural juices and flavors; "quick-freeze the shrimp"
freeze - cause to freeze; "Freeze the leftover food"
Translations

flash-freeze

[flæʃˈfriːz] VTsometer a un proceso de congelación muy rápido
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By flash-freezing a sample, proteins or other organic specimens are not stained or fixed but retained in what should be their natural state.
In the past decade, scientists created a flash-freezing method called vitrification that appears to overcome that challenge.
Modem flash-freezing and vacuum packing make the quality of the frozen fish comparable to fresh and with a shelf life that can be counted in months.
The for young The new procedure, known as vitrification flash-freezing of eggs, was launched by MFS last December.
Either mix it with the prepared fruit and syrup for the wet pack method, or mix with water and dip fruit prior to flash-freezing.
To avoid these issues, a new method of flash-freezing was developed and a new piece of equipment, a cryopelletizer was required.
Midland Fertility Servlces(MFS), In Aldridge, has announced It will be the first in the West Midlands and one of the first In the UK to offer egg vitrification, which uses the latest flash-freezing method to preserve eggs.
We assure freshness by flash-freezing the half-baked pizzas and storing them in a freezer overnight before shipping the next day.