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cryostat

[krahy-uh-stat] /ˈkraɪ əˌstæt/
noun
1.
an apparatus, usually automatic, maintaining a very low constant temperature.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; cryo- + stat
Related forms
cryostatic, adjective
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cryostat

/ˈkraɪəˌstæt/
noun
1.
an apparatus for maintaining a constant low temperature or a vessel in which a substance is stored at a low temperature
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