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