from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To freeze (produce, meat, or fish) immediately after harvesting, butchering, or catching.
- transitive v. To freeze (a biological specimen, for example) instantaneously by exposure to an environment of very low temperature.
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- v. freeze rapidly so as to preserve the natural juices and flavors
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