freezing mixture


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freezing mixture

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(Chemistry) a mixture of two substances, usually salt and ice, to give a temperature below 0°C
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Noun1.freezing mixture - a mixture of substances (usually salt and ice) to obtain a temperature below the freezing point of water
mixture - (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
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Every half-hour or so, stir the freezing mixture with a fork.
Whip the cream and fold into the freezing mixture, repack into the basin and freeze until you wish to serve it.
The tool's robust HDPE 'cooling reservoir' is compatible with a range of manual freezing mixtures, including dry ice/acetone for efficient cooling from ambient down to -70 C.