anti-freeze

antifreeze

[an-ti-freez, an-tee-]
noun
a liquid used in the radiator of an internal-combustion engine to lower the freezing point of the cooling medium.

Origin:
1910–15; anti- + freeze

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antifreeze (ˈæntɪˌfriːz)
 
n
a liquid, usually ethylene glycol (ethanediol), added to cooling water to lower its freezing point, esp for use in an internal-combustion engine

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antifreeze
also anti-freeze; 1913 (adj.), 1935 as a noun; from anti- + freeze.
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