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Synonyms of freeze-drying

Noun


1. freeze-drying, lyophilization, lyophilisation, freeze, freezing, dehydration, desiccation, drying up, evaporation

usage: a method of drying food or blood plasma or pharmaceuticals or tissue without destroying their physical structure; material is frozen and then warmed in a vacuum so that the ice sublimes

Verb


1. freeze-dry, preserve, keep

usage: preserve by rapid freezing and subsequently drying in a vacuum; "freeze-dry the strawberries"

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