Definition of blast freezing in English:

blast freezing

Line breaks: blast freez¦ing

noun

[mass noun]
The freezing of something, especially food, by means of a rapid current of chilled air.
More example sentences
  • The freezing technology used was primarily plate freezing, although blast freezing was also employed.
  • When we use blast freezing smaller ice crystals are formed, therefore there is less cell damage.
  • This unit, using liquid nitrogen blast freezing, will be especially attractive for library and archival recovery.

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