Definition of Quick-freeze

1. Verb. Freeze rapidly so as to preserve the natural juices and flavors. "The chefs quick-freeze the vegetables"; "Quick-freeze the shrimp"

Exact synonyms: Flash-freeze
Generic synonyms: Freeze



Definition of Quick-freeze

1. Noun. A chamber or device in which the temperature may be rapidly lowered to below to freezing point. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) 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. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) Preserved in an unaltered state, reminiscent of quick-freezing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quick-freeze

quich
quiche-eater
quiche Lorraine
quiche lorraine
quiched
quichelike
quiches
quiches lorraines
quiching
quick
quick-and-dirty
quick-change(a)
quick-draw
quick-eared
quick-fire
quick-freeze (current term)
quick-freezes
quick-freezing
quick-froze
quick-frozen
quick-sighted
quick-stop mutant
quick-tempered
quick-witted
quick-wittedly
quick-wittedness
quick and dirty
quick as a flash
quick bread

Literary usage of Quick-freeze

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopedia of Engineering; a General Reference Work on Steam Boilers and by American Technical Society, Louis Derr (1919)
"... Quick-Freeze System. A modification of the simple can arrangement—similar to the center-freeze plate system and to certain German methods—is clearly ..."

2. Refrigeration: A Practical Treatise on the Production of Low Temperatures as by Milton W. Arrowood (1916)
"Quick-Freeze System. A modification of the simple can arrangement—similar to the center-freeze plate system and to certain German methods—is clearly seen ..."

3. Challenging Horizons: QANTAS 1939-1954 by John Gunn (1987)
"We also own and operate accommodation at Darwin and Lae; also St Mary's quick freeze [food] production,* and what we now ask rounds off requirements [for] ..."

4. The Land of the O-o: Facts, Figures, Fables, and Fancies by Charles C. Burnett (1892)
"responded his majesty, in great trepidation, ' so you only get him away from here.' ' But get him on ice, somewhere, quick; freeze him till he can't ..."

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