cryogenic

[krahy-uh-jen-ik]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the production or use of very low temperatures: cryogenic storage.
2.
of or pertaining to cryogenics.

Origin:
1900–05; cryo- + -genic

cryogenically, adverb
cryogenist [krahy-oj-uh-nist] , noun
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cryogenics (ˌkraɪəˈdʒɛnɪks)
 
n
(functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with the production of very low temperatures and the phenomena occurring at these temperatures
 
cryo'genic
 
adj

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cryogenic
1902, from from cryogen "freezing mixture" (1875), from cryo- "freezing" (from Gk. kryos "icy cold," related to kryeros "chilling;" see crust) + -genic "having to do with production" (see genus). Related: Cryogenics (1958).
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cryogenic cry·o·gen·ic (krī'ə-jěn'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Relating to or producing low temperatures.

  2. Requiring or suitable for storage at low temperatures.


cry'o·gen'i·cal·ly adv.
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Example sentences
Even if the soup is preserved in cryogenic stasis, it will probably never again
  be fit to eat.
Heat from one of the cooling systems will be used to vaporize the cryogenic
  fuel.
He is also looking into using cryogenic wind tunnels for further simulations.
Because it is a cryogenic facility, each run is accompanied by lengthy
  cool-down and warm-up phases.
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