freez·​er | \ ˈfrē-zər How to pronounce freezer (audio) \

Definition of freezer

: one that freezes or keeps cool especially : a compartment, room, or device for freezing food or keeping it frozen

Examples of freezer in a Sentence

Don't forget to put the ice cream back in the freezer.
Recent Examples on the Web Faster than waiting for room temp and easier to handle than straight-from-the-freezer. Sarah Jampel, Bon Appétit, 4 May 2022 This reusable silicone mask harnesses the same technology; remove it from the freezer and wear it for ten minutes for a more sculpted and lifted look., 20 Apr. 2022 Remove the tart pan from the freezer; place on a baking sheet and bake until the tart is golden brown, about 20 to 30 minutes. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 12 Apr. 2022 Remove from freezer and lift plastic wrap out of the dish. Bethany Thayer, Detroit Free Press, 26 Mar. 2022 New Haven Health Director Maritza Bond said there was a lack of communication as to who was responsible for checking when the vaccine should have been moved from a freezer to a refrigerator, WTNH-TV reported., 18 Feb. 2022 The New York City Police Department said the unknown man entered the store and removed items from a freezer. Danielle Wallace, Fox News, 14 Feb. 2022 Then, when the mood strikes, make your stew and transfer the crust right from the freezer to the dish before baking. Washington Post, 30 Jan. 2022 If removing from freezer, let thaw 1 hour before proceeding with crust. Aleksandra Crapanzano, WSJ, 10 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of freezer

1824, in the meaning defined above

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15 May 2022

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“Freezer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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freez·​er | \ ˈfrē-zər How to pronounce freezer (audio) \

Kids Definition of freezer

: a compartment or room used to freeze food or keep it frozen

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