[ deep-freez, -freez ]
/ ˈdipˌfriz, -ˈfriz /
a brand of deep freezer.
Definition for deepfreeze (2 of 2)
[ deep-freez ]
/ ˈdipˈfriz /
verb (used with object), deep-freezed or deep-froze, deep-freezed or deep-fro·zen, deep-freez·ing.
to quick-freeze (food).
to store in a frozen state.
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British Dictionary definitions for deepfreeze
/ (ˌdiːpˈfriːz) /
a type of refrigerator in which food, etc, is stored for long periods at temperatures below freezing
storage in or as if in a deepfreeze
informal a state of suspended activity
verb deep-freeze -freezes, -freezing, -froze or -frozen
(tr) to freeze or keep in or as if in a deepfreeze
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Word Origin and History for deepfreeze
registered trademark (U.S. Patent Office, 1941) of a type of refrigerator; used generically for "cold storage" since 1949.
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