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1. In health care economics, to limit expenditures to current levels.
2. In health care economics, to block increases in reimbursement.

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Despite a job freeze that was supposed to put a clamp on city spending, Los Angeles city officials have exempted some 4,000 positions over the past six months and authorized filling 400 of them at a cost of $22 million, a Daily News review found Tuesday.
Freeze for about 45 minutes, then remove container from freezer and scrape down any ice particles that have formed into rest of mixture.
Wrap in plastic wrap and freeze at least 6 hours or as long as 3 days.
Vukovich said she expects another freeze, possibly later than most gardeners expect.
When oranges suffer a hard freeze, the juice sacs inside crystallize and burst through the membranes.
If you want to use fruits such as melons, apricots and apples - fruits you can't purchase frozen - use fresh, fully ripe fruits and freeze them.
Tray freezing: Arranging foods in single layer on a baking sheet or in a shallow pan lets you freeze foods individually.
Cover tightly with plastic wrap and freeze until solid.
Founded in 2001, Freeze currently employs over 30 people in the St.
You can freeze it for four hours (to firm it), but after all that work, you just want to eat it.
Cheaters, who would freeze grapes after they're picked to simulate the process, must call the product something else.
Without proper safety gear, temperatures that low could give Feinstein frostbite, or even freeze her hands solid.