antifreeze


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an·ti·freeze

 (ăn′tĭ-frēz′)
n.
A substance, often a liquid such as ethylene glycol or alcohol, mixed with another liquid to lower its freezing point.

antifreeze

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

an•ti•freeze

(ˈæn tɪˌfriz, ˈæn ti-)

n.
a liquid, as ethylene glycol, used in the radiator of an internal-combustion engine to lower the freezing point of the cooling medium.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antifreeze - a liquid added to the water in a cooling system to lower its freezing pointantifreeze - a liquid added to the water in a cooling system to lower its freezing point
ethanediol, ethylene glycol, glycol - a sweet but poisonous syrupy liquid used as an antifreeze and solvent
propanediol, propylene glycol - a sweet colorless, viscous, hygroscopic liquid used as an antifreeze and in brake fluid and also as a humectant in cosmetics and personal care items although it can be absorbed through the skin with harmful effects
liquid - a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
Translations
مانِع للتَجَمُّدمُقاوِم لِلتَّجَمُّد
nemrznoucí směs
frostvæske
pakkasneste
antifriz
fagyálló
frostlögur
不凍液
부동액
antifrizas
antifrīzs
nemrznúca zmes
antifrysmedel
สารต้านการเยือกแข็ง
chất chống đông

antifreeze

[ˈæntɪˈfriːz] Nanticongelante m

antifreeze

anti-freeze [ˈæntifriːz] nantigel m

antifreeze

[ˈæntɪˈfriːz] nantigelo inv, anticongelante m

antifreeze

(ˈӕntifriːz) noun
a substance which is added to a liquid, usually water (eg in the radiator of a car engine), to prevent it from freezing.

antifreeze

مانِع للتَجَمُّد nemrznoucí směs frostvæske Frostschutzmittel αντιψυκτικό anticongelante pakkasneste antigel antifriz antigelo 不凍液 부동액 antivries frostvæske środek przeciw(ko) zamarzaniu anticongelante антифриз antifrysmedel สารต้านการเยือกแข็ง antifriz chất chống đông 防冻剂

antifreeze

n anticongelante m
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