hydrocooling

[ hahy-droh-koo-ling ]
/ ˈhaɪ droʊˌku lɪŋ /

noun

the process or technique of arresting the ripening of fruits and vegetables after harvesting by immersion in ice water.

Nearby words

  1. hydrocinnamic aldehyde,
  2. hydrocirsocele,
  3. hydrocodone,
  4. hydrocolloid,
  5. hydrocolpocele,
  6. hydrocoral,
  7. hydrocortisone,
  8. hydrocrack,
  9. hydrocracker,
  10. hydrocracking

Origin of hydrocooling

First recorded in 1940–45; hydro-1 + cool + -ing1

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