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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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For defrost tests, there are separate tolerances during heating and during defrosting.
In the design of an efficient defrost system another factor to be considered, which is closely related to the fixture temperature, is the means for disposing of the drainage.
The FSA want to remind residents to defrost their turkey in the fridge to avoid getting an unwelcome gift of food poisoning this Christmas.
Apart from the standard shift defrost execution, there is an intermediate defrost system, snow blowoff device and sequential defrost as possible options.
THIEVES are targeting motorists who leave running cars unattended to defrost the ice.
Reverse cycle defrosting schemes are not new--this approach is commonly used to defrost the outdoor heat exchangers of air-to-air heat pumps.
The cold weather means many drivers leave their engine running and unattended while waiting for their cars to defrost and warm up.
When you next defrost it, the ice will come away easily.
A fresh turkey is best purchased a day or two before roasting, while a frozen turkey should be kept frozen (a year maximum, but quality declines after six months ) until ready to defrost and cook.
National Food Safety Week has begun, and electricity supplier Swalec is urging people to defrost their freezers and throw out food past its use before dates.
Motorists are being urged not to defrost their cars by running them while unattended, leaving them vulnerable to theft.