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freeze

1. n. the act of ignoring someone; the cold shoulder. Everybody seems to be giving me the freeze.
2. tv. to ignore someone; to give someone the cold shoulder. Don’t freeze me, gang! I use a mouth wash!
3. in. to hold perfectly still. (Also a command given by a police officer that implies there is a gun pointed at a suspect.) The fuzz shouted, “Freeze, or you’re dead meat!”
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CAS freezing works on the simple principle that water molecules cannot cluster and form cell-wall-damaging ice crystals if they are in motion during the freezing process.
This temperature will give the freezing point of water as indicated by your thermometer.
However, the Frozen Food Foundation Freezing Research Award is the only award to be given by IAFP specifically for frozen food-related research.
As the public's interest in egg freezing increases, consumers should be cautious as many less successful clinics overstate their claims of success with egg freezing despite having few if any successful pregnancies and no live births.
Fruits can be prepared in a trio of ways for freezing - unsweetened (dry pack), sweetened and in sugar syrup - depending on how you to plan to use them.
Since spermatogonia of all species appear similar, the freezing of human sperm stem cells is probably feasible, Brinster says.
We have engineered yeast to better survive through freezing and thawing.
Advancements in freezing technologies continue to improve the quality and safety of frozen foods," said Frozen Food Foundation Chairman Reid Wagstaff.
Continue freezing, stirring mixture every 20 minutes, until it is slushy, about 1 hour.
Researchers have discovered for the first time a warm-blooded animal that can survive, without freezing, at a body temperature below the freezing point of water.
Throughout the Golden State, cold, dry air from the Gulf of Alaska sent temperatures below freezing beginning Monday, with readings in the high teens and low 20s in the agriculturally rich Central Valley early Thursday - the worst cold spell since a 10-day freeze in 1990.
Freezing doubled blood levels of glucose, tripled liver glucose levels, tripled blood glycerol levels and increased amino acid levels in blood 2.
Now that the egg freezing barrier seems to be falling, infertility experts said, they will be able to take their art to a new plane, building banks of frozen eggs for infertile women or for those who want to store eggs when they are young for possible use later.
Nature has provided frogs, hundreds of insect species and other invertebrates with the ability to endure the ravages of freezing.