freezing

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liquid added to the water in a cooling system to lower its freezing point antifreeze
thin coating of ice (as from freezing mist) on a road or sidewalk; nearly invisible but very hazardous black ice
instrument or substance used to destroy tissue for medical reasons (eg removal of a wart) by burning it with a hot iron or an electric current or a caustic or by freezing it cauterant , cautery
act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing cauterisation , cauterization , cautery
temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees Celsius scale , centigrade scale , international scale
process of congealing; solidification by (or as if by) freezing congealment , congelation
granular snow formed by alternate thawing and freezing corn snow
application of a substance that destroys tissue by freezing it cryocautery
instrument for destroying tissue by freezing it cryocautery
corpse deep-freezing technique cryonics
freezing dead for revival or future cure cryonics
deep-freezing of the dead cryonics
freezing of a seriously ill or recently deceased person to stop tissues from decomposing; the body is preserved until new medical cures are developed that might bring the person back to life cryonics
destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene cryopathy , frostbite
morbid fear of freezing cryophobia
measuring instrument for measuring freezing and melting points cryoscope
surgery by freezing cryosurgery
temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 32 degrees and the boiling point of water a 212 degrees Fahrenheit scale
weather cold enough to cause freezing freeze , frost
mixture of substances (usually salt and ice) to obtain a temperature below the freezing point of water freezing mixture
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