freeze-dry

verb \ ˈfrēz-ˈdrī \

Definition of freeze-dry

: to dry (something, such as food) in a frozen state under high vacuum especially for preservation

First Known Use of freeze-dry

1949


FREEZE-DRY Defined for English Language Learners

freeze-dry

Definition of freeze-dry for English Language Learners

  • : to preserve (something, such as food) by a process that both dries and freezes it


Medical Dictionary

freeze-dry

transitive verb \ ˈfrēz-ˈdrī \

medical Definition of freeze-dry

freeze-dried; freeze-drying
: to dry and preserve (as food, vaccines, or tissue) in a frozen state under high vacuum

freeze-dried

adjective

freeze-drying

noun


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