quick-freeze


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quick-freeze

(kwĭk′frēz′)
tr.v. quick-froze (-frōz′), quick-fro·zen (-frō′zən), quick-freez·ing, quick-freez·es
To freeze (food) by a process sufficiently rapid to retain natural flavor, nutritional value, or other properties.

quick-freeze

vb, -freezes, -freezing, -froze or -frozen
(Cookery) (tr) to preserve (food) by subjecting it to rapid refrigeration at temperatures of 0°C or lower

quick′-freeze′



v.t. -froze, -fro•zen, -freez•ing.
to freeze (food) rapidly so that it can be stored at freezing temperatures.
[1925–30]

quick-freeze


Past participle: quick-frozen
Gerund: quick-freezing

Imperative
quick-freeze
quick-freeze
Present
I quick-freeze
you quick-freeze
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we quick-freeze
you quick-freeze
they quick-freeze
Preterite
I quick-froze
you quick-froze
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you quick-froze
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Present Continuous
I am quick-freezing
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Present Perfect
I have quick-frozen
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Past Continuous
I was quick-freezing
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Past Perfect
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you had quick-frozen
they had quick-frozen
Future
I will quick-freeze
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they will quick-freeze
Future Perfect
I will have quick-frozen
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you will have quick-frozen
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Future Continuous
I will be quick-freezing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been quick-freezing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been quick-freezing
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he/she/it will have been quick-freezing
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they will have been quick-freezing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been quick-freezing
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we had been quick-freezing
you had been quick-freezing
they had been quick-freezing
Conditional
I would quick-freeze
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we would quick-freeze
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they would quick-freeze
Past Conditional
I would have quick-frozen
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we would have quick-frozen
you would have quick-frozen
they would have quick-frozen
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.quick-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

quick-freeze

[ˈkwɪkˈfriːz] VTcongelar rápidamente

quick-freeze

[ˌkwɪkˈfriːz] vtsottoporre a congelamento rapido
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