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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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Require information returns for estate freeze transactions and enforce this with additional statute of limitation provisions.
The next step, says Storey: to determine how to use biological antifreezes on human organs in order to freeze and thaw them without destroying their delicate cells.
The mayor's budget proposal states: "This freeze, to be implemented so long as the other major elements of the plan are achieved, means that the Administration will not look to the property tax to provide revenue for future budget shortfalls.
The retail industry and credit bureaus, however, contend that freezes would mean more hassles for consumers.
There are two types of freeze dryers: industrial and laboratory.
According to Dave Leatherman of the Colorado State Forest Service, many of the Siberian elms killed outright by the freeze are already shedding their bark, rendering them unsuitable for the beetles.
A call for a four-years property tax freeze by the real estate industry has been answered by Mayor David N.
Advantages over conventional dryer equipments such as higher protection parameters of physical state, greater aroma preservation and better preservation of chemical properties are expected to enhance the demand for freeze drying equipment in their various application segments.
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.
These insights may prove of interest to scientists and engineers who freeze materials in containers in which some portion is exposed to air.
As their temperature sinks below 60'C 140[degrees]F--paraffin's melting point), the wax molecules begin to resolidify, or freeze.
The clinic is recognized as a pioneer in the specialty of egg freezing since developing its proprietary Landa slow freeze technology, resulting in the birth of over 70 healthy babies born from frozen eggs.