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Deepfreeze

[deep-freez, -freez] /ˈdipˌfriz, -ˈfriz/
Trademark.
1.
a brand of deep freezer.

deep-freeze

[deep-freez] /ˈdipˈfriz/
verb (used with object), deep-freezed or deep-froze, deep-freezed or deep-frozen, deep-freezing.
1.
to quick-freeze (food).
2.
to store in a frozen state.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50, Americanism; deep + freeze
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British Dictionary definitions for Deepfreeze

deepfreeze

/ˌdiːpˈfriːz/
noun
1.
a type of refrigerator in which food, etc, is stored for long periods at temperatures below freezing
2.
storage in or as if in a deepfreeze
3.
(informal) a state of suspended activity
verb -freezes, -freezing, -froze, -frozen
4.
(transitive) to freeze or keep in or as if in a deepfreeze
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Word Origin and History for Deepfreeze

deep-freeze

registered trademark (U.S. Patent Office, 1941) of a type of refrigerator; used generically for "cold storage" since 1949.

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