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deep-freeze

[deep-freez]
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verb (used with object), deep-freezed or deep-froze, deep-freezed or deep-fro·zen, deep-freez·ing.
  1. to quick-freeze (food).
  2. to store in a frozen state.
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Origin of deep-freeze

An Americanism dating back to 1945–50; deep + freeze
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Word Origin and History for deep-frozen

deep-freeze

registered trademark (U.S. Patent Office, 1941) of a type of refrigerator; used generically for "cold storage" since 1949.

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