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1. The temperature below which a liquid becomes solid.
2. Congealing, stiffening, or hardening by exposure to cold.
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Congealing, stiffening, or hardening by exposure to cold.
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By freezing at the point of harvest, all the nutrients and vitamins present in raw Tenderstem[R] are retained.
Since there were concerns about the influence of freezing on the mechanical response of the ground, various research has been performed on the frozen soils.
In addition, freezing fruits and vegetables allows you to enjoy your favourite meal all year round without having to wait an entire year for that particular season to come back.
The downside to freezing is that if you aren't properly storing your groceries, then you will only be wasting money in the end.
If you pick blackcurrants when they have ripened fully, they also freeze well and you can save time by freezing whole bunches.
(An additional 6 percent of sponsors froze plans under circumstances that preclude a replacement plan.) Plan sponsors cited many reasons for freezing their largest plans but most often noted two: the impact of annual contributions on their firm's cash flows and the unpredictability of plan funding.
But with engineering resins such as these, there's a greater risk of freezing off the die than with less sensitive commodity resins like polyethylene, polypropylene, or polystyrene.
The plate is chilled to a temperature below the mixture's freezing point, or the temperature at which a substance changes from a liquid to a solid.
The two managers from one of Tsukiji fish market's largest wholesalers looked on skeptically as we pitched ABI Japan's Cells Alive System (CAS) freezing. We were there to present our proposal for a frozen sea urchin product.
(Since fresh kale and Swiss chard are too fibrous to produce a smooth sauce, freezing softens the fiber.) When you're ready to prepare a sauce, allow your greens of choice to defrost and proceed as above.
The VirTis Benchtop Shell Bath is a self-contained compact freezing unit that produces a frozen product coating to the inside of freeze-drying flasks.