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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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Another 222kg of fish and chicken that were also unsafely defrosted were also taken from a shop in Sharjah, and was fined.
So if you make sure that your turkey is defrosted safely and in good time, you can enjoy your meal happily and safely.
The owner had left the vehicle running and gone inside the house while the windows defrosted.
Even worse, gas that leaks through the control valve when the air cooler is not being defrosted (perhaps when one of the other units is on defrost) puts a huge load on the compressors and can increase the energy used by the system by more than 10% without giving any obvious symptom.
EASIER DEFROSTING Once you have defrosted your freezer apply a layer of glycerin to the internal surfaces.
Once the meat is defrosted in the tumbler, it can be massaged and marinated in the same machine.
Or wrap cooked Jody Maroni sausage pieces in strips of defrosted, frozen puff pastry, making crisscross ties.
But CAS frozen oysters can be stored for two years and when defrosted have a texture, aroma and flavor that would lead even a gourmand to believe the oysters were fresh.
Other freezers must be defrosted and cleaned after 6 or 10 hours of freezing.
If you've defrosted meat, poultry, egg casseroles, or fish in the microwave, cook it immediately.
DON'T rush food defrosting, make sure things are defrosted properly overnight in the fridge.
The refrigerator cases and freezers were fast defrosting (middle of summer); I overheard a customer ask the manager if he was going to put on an emergency sale to get rid of the frozen foods before they became totally defrosted and unfit for sale.