Definition of freeze-dry in English:

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freeze-dry

Pronunciation: /ˈfrēz ˌdrī/

verb

[with object] (usually as adjective freeze-dried)
Preserve (something) by rapidly freezing it and then subjecting it to a high vacuum that removes ice by sublimation: freeze-dried beef stew
More example sentences
  • The combined extracts were then freeze-dried and kept under vacuum to constant weight.
  • Is their experience diminished because they are encumbered with technologies such as ropes, pitons, and freeze-dried foods?
  • Then it will take several months to freeze-dry the sections to remove the remaining water, but despite the wait the final result should look excellent.

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Syllabification: freeze-dry

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