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cry·o·gen

 (krī′ə-jən)
n.
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.

cryogen

(ˈkraɪədʒən)
n
(Chemistry) a substance used to produce low temperatures; a freezing mixture

cry•o•gen

(ˈkraɪ ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn)

n.
a substance for producing low temperatures; freezing mixture.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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)
Translations

cryogen

nKühlmittel nt
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