- a brand of deep freezer.
- to quick-freeze (food).
- to store in a frozen state.
Origin of deep-freeze
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- 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
- (tr) to freeze or keep in or as if in a deepfreeze
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.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper