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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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On the other hand, the brine-type ground freezing system utilizes the solution of calcium chloride or magnesium chloride, which is called "brine" for the freezing ground.
For ground beef, if you don't usually use the entire pound right away, consider separating the meat into quarters before freezing it.
Another problem with conventional freezing is that it leaves a significant amount of bacteria in food even at temperatures below -60[degrees]C.
Controlled environment rooms at the University of Wisconsin Biotron were used for acclimating and freezing plants.
This permitted easy filling and feeding of the legs and induced a satisfactory freezing pattern.
be investigated," adding that at the very least "there should be no more creating and freezing of spare embryos."
The freezing point of pure water in a plastic test tube placed in the ice/salt/water mixture can now be used to calibrate the thermometer.
The first, beginning in 1946 and running to 1954, was when Unilever's Birds Eye introduced frozen foods into the United Kingdom "and virtually held an umbrella over the industry during the squalls of its infancy." The second stage was when other major firms like Findus became prominent: "The stage of real growth in cabinets and plants -- the period when consumers really became conscious of the quick freezing as a new method of food preservation."
when cooling was achieved by the use of snow, natural ice and air in cold climates (weather freezing), evaporative cooling of water and radiative cooling.
We're sitting in Sawatari's seaside restaurant, the Fisherman's Harbor, sampling sushi and discussing the icy science behind the company's patented freezing process, or at least the part that's not top secret.
If rocks are scattered throughout such soils, repeated episodes of freezing and thawing brings the stones to the surface because damp soil particles gradually flow around and settle under the stones.