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to cool or refrigerate before packing or shipment
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
transitive verb pre·cooled, pre·cool·ing, pre·cools
To reduce the temperature of (produce or meat, for example) by artificial means before packaging or shipping.