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Preserved in a particular way

canned

adjective

canned food has been preserved in a metal container without air

chilled

adjective

chilled food or drink has been made cold in order to make it more pleasant or to keep it fresh

dehydrated

adjective

dehydrated food has been preserved by having all its water removed

desiccated

adjective

desiccated food has had all the water taken out of it in order to preserve it

dried

adjective

dried substances such as food, milk, or flowers have had the water removed from them

freeze-dried

adjective

food that is freeze-dried is made dry very quickly at very low temperatures in order to preserve it

frozen

adjective

preserved by being made extremely cold and stored at a very low temperature

pickled

adjective

preserved in vinegar or salt water

potted

adjective

preserved in a pot, usually as a thick substance

tinned

adjective

tinned food has been preserved in metal containers. The American word is canned

vacuum-packed

adjective

food that is vacuum-packed is wrapped using a process in which all the air is removed

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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