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An instrument used to measure the freezing point of a liquid.
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(Tools) any instrument used to determine the freezing point of a substance
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(ˈkraɪ əˌskoʊp)

an instrument for determining the freezing point of a liquid or solution.
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Noun1.cryoscope - a measuring instrument for measuring freezing and melting points
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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The cryoscopic index was analyzed using the Micro processed Electronic Cryoscope (MK 540 Flex) previously calibrated, where 2.5 mL sample was added to the reading apparatus and its value recorded.
El punto crioscopico fue determinado utilizando un Crioscopo marca Advanced Cryoscope[R] modelo 4250 Single Cryoscope (Advanced Instruments, EUA).