Deepfreeze

trademark Deep·freeze \ ˈdēp-ˌfrēz \
Updated on: 9 May 2018

Definition of Deepfreeze

used for a freezer for food storage

deep-freeze

verb \ ˈdēp-ˈfrēz \

Definition of deep-freeze

deep-froze \-ˈfrōz\; deep-frozen \-ˈfrō-zᵊn\
2 : to store in a frozen state

First Known Use of deep-freeze

1943

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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deep freeze

noun \ ˈdēp-ˌfrēz \

Definition of deep freeze

1 : cold storage 2
  • a bill … in deep freeze awaiting a new congress
  • Newsweek
2 : intense cold

Examples of deep freeze in a Sentence

  1. This part of the world experienced a deep freeze for several thousand years.

  2. a period of deep freeze

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First Known Use of deep freeze

1948

in the meaning defined at sense 1

See Words from the same year
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DEEPFREEZE Defined for English Language Learners

deep freeze

Definition of deep freeze for English Language Learners

  • : a state of extreme cold


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