flash-freeze


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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.
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quick′-freeze′



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

flash-freeze

[flæʃˈfriːz] VTsometer a un proceso de congelación muy rápido
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At one stop, scientists used liquid nitrogen from OMRF's ultra-cold biorepository to flash-freeze Boba, the tapioca balls used in drinks.
After the second session they slowly pedalled an exercise bike, also for 10 minutes, a light activity that mimics how athletes who do not choose to flash-freeze their limbs might cool down.
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(Vegetables that are mature or slightly past mature are better suited to canning.) Fruits can be frozen using the "flash-freeze" method, or by packing them in syrup (wet pack).