cryogen

cryogen

[krahy-uh-juhn, -jen]
noun
a substance for producing low temperatures; freezing mixture.

Origin:
1870–75; cryo- + -gen

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cryogen (ˈkraɪədʒən)
 
n
a substance used to produce low temperatures; a freezing mixture

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cryogen cry·o·gen (krī'ə-jən)
n.
A liquid, such as liquid nitrogen, that boils at a temperature below about 110 Kelvin (-160°C) and is used to obtain very low temperatures; a refrigerant.

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