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n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
The production of low temperatures or the study of low-temperature phenomena. Also called cryogeny.
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(General Physics) (functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with the production of very low temperatures and the phenomena occurring at these temperatures
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cry•o•gen•ics(ˌkraɪ əˈdʒɛn ɪks)
n. (used with a sing. v.)
the scientific study of extremely low temperatures.
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The branch of physics that studies how matter behaves at very low temperatures.
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the branch of physics that studies the production and effects of very low temperatures. — cryogenic, adj.See also: Cold
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|Noun||1.||cryogenics - the branch of physics that studies the phenomena that occur at very low temperatures|
absolute zero - (cryogenics) the lowest temperature theoretically attainable (at which the kinetic energy of atoms and molecules is minimal); 0 Kelvin or -273.15 centigrade or -459.67 Fahrenheit
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cryogenics[ˌkraɪəˈdʒenɪks] N → criogenia f
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cryogenics[ˌkraɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪks] n → cryogénie f
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