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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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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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