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freezeout

[freez-out] /ˈfrizˌaʊt/
noun, Poker.
1.
a game in which each player begins with a predetermined amount of money and must withdraw from the game once that amount is lost, until one player is left with all the winnings.
Also, freeze-out.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase freeze out
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Examples from the web for freezeout
  • Components other than nitrogen and methane were condensed in the freezeout trap to remove air.
  • Determination of atmospheric halocarbons by a temperature programmed gas chromatographic freezeout concentration method.
  • Determination of atmospheric halocarbons by a temperature-programmed gas chromatographic freezeout concentration method.
  • The vacuum-freezeout technique required distillation of volatiles from the sample and freezing them in a cold trap.
  • Condensation or freezeout methods are also employed.

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