freezedry

freeze-dry

[freez-drahy]
verb (used with object), freeze-dried, freeze-drying.
to subject to freeze-drying.

Origin:
1945–50

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freeze-dry
 
vb , -dries, -drying, -dried
(tr) to preserve (a substance) by rapid freezing and subsequently drying in a vacuum

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freeze-dry  
To preserve a substance, such as food, by freezing it rapidly and placing it in a vacuum chamber, where the water frozen in the substance evaporates through sublimation.
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