Definitions for quick-freeze

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word quick-freeze

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quick′-freeze′(v.t.)-froze, -fro•zen, -freez•ing.

  1. to freeze (food) rapidly so that it can be stored at freezing temperatures.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of quick-freeze:

1925–30

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quick-freeze, flash-freeze(verb)

    freeze rapidly so as to preserve the natural juices and flavors

    "quick-freeze the shrimp"

Wiktionary

  1. quick-freeze(Noun)

    A chamber or device in which the temperature may be rapidly lowered to below to freezing point.

  2. quick-freeze(Verb)

    To rapidly reduce the temperature of something to below the freezing point, thereby preserving some aspect of it (such as position or flavor) that would otherwise be lost during the freezing process.

  3. quick-freeze(Verb)

    Preserved in an unaltered state, reminiscent of quick-freezing.

  4. Origin: From quick + freeze.

Translation

Find a translation for the quick-freeze definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these quick-freeze definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"quick-freeze." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 24 Oct. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/quick-freeze>.

Are we missing a good definition for quick-freeze?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for quick-freeze: