freeze drying

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freeze drying

[′frēz ‚drī·iŋ]
(engineering)
A method of drying materials, such as certain foods, that would be destroyed by the loss of volatile ingredients or by drying temperatures above the freezing point; the material is frozen under high vacuum so that ice or other frozen solvent will quickly sublime and a porous solid remain.
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She ate freeze-dried food and used a bucket as a toilet.
Space technology gave birth to everyday products and merchandise like Teflon, freeze-dried food, racer swimsuits, and the super soaker water gun.
The Apollo program introduced us to freeze-dried food, Velcro, memory foam, water filters, scratch-resistance coatings used on eye glasses and the shoe insoles that make sneakers comfortable.
More timid souls can buy a PS295 Brexit Box that contains 108 servings of freeze-dried food, firelighter liquid and an emergency water filter.
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The hosts tucked into packets of freeze-dried food, claiming we may be forced to eat it if a no-deal Brexit leads to a food shortage.
is one of Australias leading freeze-dried food producers.
Using his skills from rowing crew at the Peddie School in Hightstown, New Jersey, he completed the journey in 44 days in a 23-foot-long boat eguipped with solar panels, a water purifier, a radio, and freeze-dried food. His voyage raised more than $65,000 for Oceana, an ocean conservation charity.
It may be due to the concentration of flavor in freeze-dried food ingredients or their minimal processing.
And the drying time is regarded as one of the main economic indicators of freeze-dried food processing.
We try to cut down on as much time and weight as possible, so freeze-dried food in individual packets is the way to go for meal times.
With the clock counting down towards the start, the Oman Sail team is now ticking off items on the lengthy to-do list which includes everything from ordering the lightweight freeze-dried food Gavignet and Al Hasni will live on for around three weeks, to taking delivery of two new sails which will fill gaps they have identified in their sail armoury.