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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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While a credit freeze does stop someone from opening an account in your name, it doesn't stop all types of thefts.
A credit freezes places a lock on a person's credit score that prevents lenders and others from being able to view the credit file.
"[I love to preserve] my fresh produce in the freeze dryer because it plumps back to life so beautifully.
It is best to freeze fruits and vegetables when they're at their peak of freshness.
Freeze coriander, basil, mint, parsley and thyme in ice-cube trays.
Everyone agrees that the system for using a security" freeze is complicated.
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Tissue to freeze ([double Tissue type dagger]) min Nonacclimated Roots 20.9 Crowns, lower shoots 25.6 Leaves 30.5 LSD0.05 9.2 Acclimated Supina Perennial ryegrass bluegrass Roots 19.1 13.4 Crowns, lower shoots 26.9 28.2 Leaves 34.5 33.3 LSD0.05 3.8 ([section]) ([dagger]) Roots were removed from 15-mo-old, field-grown plants and regenerated in hydroponic culture fortified with half-strength Hoagland's solution to obtain soil-free plants.
If the distance from the gate to the extremities of the mold cavity is too great, the metal freezes prematurely, resulting in misruns.
Freeze dryers are primarily found in pharmaceutical, biotech and food laboratories.
Mondur MA-2300 isocyanate and Mondur PF-LT isocyanate are liquid MDI adducts that are said to offer processors significantly improved freeze stability, but with processing and physical properties equal or superior to the company's Mondur PF modified monomeric MDI product.
A solution containing one of these solutes that would freeze at about -5 [degrees] C is prepared.