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Lyophilizer [r]: Commonly called a freeze-dryer, a method of preserving, with high quality, foods, sensitive chemicals, and even living cells, by chilling them to cryogenic temperatures and then applying vacuum such that the frozen water sublimes in place, not disrupting the structure of the frozen material