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Abend

Informal; to end a project or process prematurely. This term is used especially in computer-related projects. It is a portmanteau of "abnormal end."
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Until now, additives were required to replace the starch that breaks down during the freezing process.
Although temperatures along the cracks may never rise above freezing, the ice begins to sublimate, or move directly from solid form to a vapor.
This permitted easy filling and feeding of the legs and induced a satisfactory freezing pattern.
He was backed by Bishop Elio Sgreccia, vice-president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, who questioned the appropriateness of adoption without a universal agreement to stop the production and freezing of embryos.
It should be noted that freezing point depression and boiling point elevation experiments always have relatively large errors because results are dependent upon the accurate measurement of small temperature changes.
Reid was selected for his innovative research that has helped shape the understanding of the fundamental basis of food freezing.
If there is fruit on your trees, spraying the fruit with water at nightfall may protect it from freezing.
By freezing the sushi extremely fast, there's no time for the water and starch to separate.
If that process occurred in the center of a supercooled droplet, the heat would remain trapped within the globule, slowing the freezing process.
That's because the freezing point and melting point for a given substance are the same.
Harris for receipt of the award is her research on the effects of the freezing process on Salmonella in frozen poultry.