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freeze

(frēz)
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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Caldwell said it's difficult to find a region in California where summers are warm enough to ripen the grapes to their full sugar content, yet cold enough in winter to freeze them before they rot.
Unlike freezes, retailers are still able to access credit reports, just with fraud alerts attached.
Again, Sawatari is careful not to reveal any secrets, but he does say that the technology is based on electricity and can freeze sushi five times faster than the blast chilling method used on fishing trawlers, and 20 times faster than standard food industry processes.
One phenomenon, called frost heave, is the expansion that occurs when wet, fine-grained soils freeze.
The process is called cryonics Derived from the Greek word for "cold," cryonics has drawn widespread interest since 1967, when a 73-year-old psychology professor who died of cancer became the first human ever put into deep freeze.
The problem is that if these castings are not properly designed, the molten metal will freeze prematurely during casting before all parts of the mold cavity are filled.
The abrupt change in temperature and the cold's severity combined to create a double-whammy, now known as the Halloween Freeze.
Why do owners of family businesses undertake estate freeze transactions?
While today's organ preservation technology limits preservation times to only hours, Human BioSystems was able to freeze a rat kidney for 3 months, preserved in the HBS Sub-Zero Solution," stated Dr.
To protect plants from future freezes, you can either wrap them in old blankets or burlap, or build simple protective mini-greenhouse structures covered in plastic.
first asked his colleagues the question of what would happen as a water droplet freezes, he suspected that its shape would change, perhaps because water expands as it turns to ice.
Most machines use one of three different methods: They freeze the ice cream using rock salt and ice, or a prefrozen insert, or a built-in freezing unit (with Freon), says Luchetti.