Deepfreeze

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Deep·​freeze | \ ˈdēp-ˌfrēz How to pronounce Deepfreeze (audio) \

Definition of Deepfreeze

 (Entry 1 of 3)

used for a freezer for food storage

deep-freeze

verb
\ ˈdēp-ˈfrēz How to pronounce deep-freeze (audio) \
deep-froze\ ˈdēp-​ˈfrōz How to pronounce deep-freeze (audio) \; deep-frozen\ ˈdēp-​ˈfrō-​zᵊn How to pronounce deep-freeze (audio) \

Definition of deep-freeze (Entry 2 of 3)

transitive verb

2 : to store in a frozen state

deep freeze

noun
\ ˈdēp-ˌfrēz How to pronounce deep freeze (audio) \

Definition of deep freeze (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : cold storage sense 2 a bill … in deep freeze awaiting a new congressNewsweek
2 : intense cold

Examples of Deepfreeze in a Sentence

Noun This part of the world experienced a deep freeze for several thousand years. a period of deep freeze
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Around 20,000 years ago, following the Earth’s last deep freeze, the Wisconsinan Glacier began shrinking and the resulting melt revealed one of the southernmost peat bogs in the United States. Karl Schneider, The Indianapolis Star, 10 May 2022 Without requirements, as exist elsewhere, for building extra capacity for times of high demand or stress, the state was ill-equipped to handle an abnormal deep freeze in February that knocked out power to 4 million customers for days. Arkansas Online, 25 Oct. 2021 Without requirements, as exist elsewhere, for building extra capacity for times of high demand or stress, the state was ill-equipped to handle an abnormal deep freeze in February that knocked out power to 4 million customers for days. Washington Post, 24 Oct. 2021 Once in power, Biden put ties with the Saudis in deep freeze. Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post, 15 June 2022 In the end, neither closed their embassies but instead put diplomatic relations in a deep freeze, negotiating only over basics like how to keep the water and electricity running. Alan Cullison, WSJ, 24 May 2022 Relations had been in the deep freeze since 2014, when Moscow punished Ukraine for a revolution ousting a pro-Kremlin president. Washington Post, 5 Feb. 2022 Bilateral ties remain in a deep freeze, with China imposing tariffs and other restrictions on Australian imports including coal and barley. Alice Uribe, WSJ, 31 Mar. 2022 The last time Dallas recorded a high temperature at or below freezing, which is the forecast for Thursday, was last year during the week long deep freeze in February. Jennifer Gray, CNN, 31 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of Deepfreeze

Verb

1943, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1948, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Deepfreeze.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Deepfreeze. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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