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defrost

[dē′frȯst]
(engineering)
To keep free of ice or to remove ice.
(thermodynamics)
To thaw out from a frozen state.
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David Walter, managing director of Frigesco, said: "It is another important step in our journey to develop and communicate the benefits of flash defrost.
This article presents a heat pump for simultaneous heating and cooling in which a thermosiphon forms to defrost the air evaporator.
Experience indicates that during the phase change from frozen to defrost differences in meat quality may appear between meat on the outside and inside of the blocks--the so called "hot spots" where the risk of de-naturing proteins is present.
He said the alternative would have been to install a larger evaporator or a sequential defrost system-both larger, more costly and energy hungry options.
The Thermal Conductivity of the metal affects the thermal performance of the heat exchanger, and the speed and effectiveness of defrost.
This new temperature isolation technology features high-insulating foam core panels that eliminate the need for costly panel defrost systems.
Thousands of motorists are making it even easier to steal their cars by leaving them unattended with the engine running while they defrost.
Master-Bilt's Master Controller with Reverse Cycle Defrost Recognized with Prestigious Food Service Equipment Award
A WOMAN was left "absolutely distraught" after a thief stole her car as she left it to defrost on her driveway.
DRIVERS have had their vehicles stolen after leaving them to defrost and warm up during the cold mornings.
Downtime to defrost freezers has long plagued frozen food processors.