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A liquid, such as liquid nitrogen, that boils at a temperature below about 110 K (-160°C) and is used to obtain very low temperatures; a refrigerant.
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(Chemistry) a substance used to produce low temperatures; a freezing mixture
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cry•o•gen(ˈkraɪ ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn)
a substance for producing low temperatures; freezing mixture.
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|Noun||1.||cryogen - a liquid that boils at below -160 C and is used as a refrigerant|
liquid nitrogen - nitrogen in a liquid state
liquid air - air in a liquid state
refrigerant - any substance used to provide cooling (as in a refrigerator)
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n → Kühlmittel nt
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