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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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Global frozen fish and seafood market: The growth of the global market for frozen fish and seafood is driven by factors such as an increase in the number of working women, changes in purchasing patterns of consumers, busy lifestyles, and the availability of a wide range of frozen fish products.
The researchers compared the vitamin, mineral, fiber and phenolics (health-promoting plant compounds) in frozen and fresh versions of several popular fruits and vegetables (blueberries, strawberries, carrots, corn, broccoli, green beans, green peas and spinach) and found them generally comparable.
Strong brand advertising in the seafood category has undoubtedly helped to turn around consumer perceptions of frozen and the role of a specialist brand in the shape of Young's cannot be underestimated.
Water pipes had frozen the day before when the thermostat dipped below zero, but on this day, cabernet franc vines planted in 2001 were ready to be plucked.
The frozen tissue lab at the American Museum of Natural History in New York began operations in May 2001.
Philosophical disputes aside, I decided to put organic frozen convenience meals to the test in the ever-popular lasagna segment.
CAS freezing allows for the first ever additive-free frozen sushi.
Stein explained that the Fruit-a-Freeze frozen novelty plant acquired in the deal provides additional capacity needed to meet demand for the company's frozen novelty products.
If you want to avoid dairy foods, try a frozen dessert made from soy or rice.
Bede Hubbard, spokesman for the Catholic Conference of Bishops, when he noted that human embryos should not have been artificially produced in vitro and frozen in the first place.
The report also includes industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, including frozen bread and desserts.
The "grazing effect," as some have dubbed it, is affecting interest in smaller portions of frozen foods and in frozen snacks.
If making a smaller amount, the Cuisinart and KitchenAid machines that use pre-frozen inserts (which must be frozen 8 to 12 hours before using) are relatively inexpensive choices.