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freezer

the compartment in which meat and offal are stored at freezing temperatures of 10 to 16°F (−12 to −9°C) although there is a trend to lower temperatures of 0 to −22°F (−18 to −30°C).

freezer burn
discoloration of offal due to dehydration at very low temperatures. The tissue is withered, yellow and unpalatable and is condemned.
sharp freezer
a freezing chamber kept at the lower temperature range of 0 to −22°F (−18 to −30°C).
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