flash-freeze

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Definitions by Wordnik

  1. (verb-transitive) To freeze (produce, meat, or fish) immediately after harvesting, butchering, or catching.
  2. (verb-transitive) To freeze (a biological specimen, for example) instantaneously by exposure to an environment of very low temperature.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. More than two decades ago, microbiologist Curt Jones devised a way to flash-freeze ice cream into colorful pellets about the size of BB's. - Dippin' Dots looks for next flash-frozen hit: Coffee dots
  2. The change in temperature fogged her armor, caused the gloss of sweat on her brow to flash-freeze to an instant chill. - Sparks
  3. The very thought of big dumb clumsy dinosaurs engaged in sexual intercourse was enough to flash-freeze his gonads, making him temporarily unreceptive to his wife. - La insistencia de J├╝rgen Fauth
  4. And I'd flash-freeze it on a cookie sheet and then put it in freezer bags or freezer containers. - What's in CSA box #10
  5. South Korea has advanced another method, called vitrification, where liquid nitrogen is used to flash-freeze the eggs. - Put Those Eggs on Ice

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