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undercool

[uhn-der-kool] /ˌʌn dərˈkul/
verb (used with object)
1.
Chemistry.
  1. to cool less than necessary for a given process or purpose.
  2. to supercool.
2.
Metallurgy. to cool (molten metal) without forming crystals to a temperature below that at which crystallization normally takes place:
Metal must be absolutely still to be undercooled.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; under- + cool
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Examples for undercool
  • Anglers are known to catch trout in the pond undercool water conditions.
British Dictionary definitions for undercool

undercool

/ˌʌndəˈkuːl/
verb
1.
a less common word for supercool
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