Definition of flash-freeze in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈflaSHˌfrēz/


[with object]
Freeze (food or other material) rapidly so as to prevent the formation of ice crystals: the steaks were flash-frozen
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  • Seeing an opportunity, Birdseye began to experiment with flash-freezing various foods and, in 1922, started his first food-service company, Birdseye Seafoods.
  • Crystals were flash-frozen with liquid nitrogen, using the mother liquor as cryoprotectant.
  • There are also select areas used to flash-freeze items that aren't frozen.



Example sentences
  • The modern chef has many tricks up his or her sleeve, including dehydrated powders, fluffy foams, emulsions, flash-freezers, extruders, flavoured salts, sugars, butters and herb oils.

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