Definitions for quick-freeze
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quick′-freeze′(v.t.)-froze, -fro•zen, -freez•ing.
to freeze (food) rapidly so that it can be stored at freezing temperatures.
Origin of quick-freeze:
freeze rapidly so as to preserve the natural juices and flavors
"quick-freeze the shrimp"
A chamber or device in which the temperature may be rapidly lowered to below to freezing point.
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.
Preserved in an unaltered state, reminiscent of quick-freezing.
Origin: From quick + freeze.
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