quick-freeze


quick–freeze

verb \ˈkwik-ˈfrēz\
quick–froze \-ˈfrōz\quick–fro·zen \-ˈfrō-zən\quick–freez·ing

Definition of QUICK-FREEZE

transitive verb
:  to freeze (food) for preservation so rapidly that ice crystals formed are too small to rupture the cells and the natural juices and flavor are preserved

First Known Use of QUICK-FREEZE

1930

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