quick-freeze [kwik-freez] Word Origin verb (used with object), quick-froze, quick-fro·zen, quick-freez·ing.
- to freeze (cooked or uncooked food) rapidly, permitting it to be stored almost indefinitely at freezing temperatures.
Origin of quick-freeze First recorded in 1925–30 Also called, . British Dictionary definitions for quick-freeze quick-freeze verb -freezes, -freezing, -froze or -frozen
- (tr) to preserve (food) by subjecting it to rapid refrigeration at temperatures of 0°C or lower