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.

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Origin of hydrocooling

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