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su·per·cool

 (so͞o′pər-ko͞ol′)
v. su·per·cooled, su·per·cool·ing, su·per·cools
v.tr.
To cool (a substance) below a phase-transition temperature without the transition occurring; for example, to cool a gas below the boiling point without condensation or to cool a liquid below the freezing point without solidification.
v.intr.
To become supercooled.
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supercool

(ˌsuːpəˈkuːl)
vb
(Chemistry) chem to cool or be cooled without freezing or crystallization to a temperature below that at which freezing or crystallization should occur. Supercooled liquids are not in equilibrium
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su•per•cool

(ˌsu pərˈkul)

v.t.
1. to cool (a liquid) below its freezing point without producing solidification or crystallization; undercool.
v.i.
2. to become supercooled.
[1905–10]
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supercool


Past participle: supercooled
Gerund: supercooling

Imperative
supercool
supercool
Present
I supercool
you supercool
he/she/it supercools
we supercool
you supercool
they supercool
Preterite
I supercooled
you supercooled
he/she/it supercooled
we supercooled
you supercooled
they supercooled
Present Continuous
I am supercooling
you are supercooling
he/she/it is supercooling
we are supercooling
you are supercooling
they are supercooling
Present Perfect
I have supercooled
you have supercooled
he/she/it has supercooled
we have supercooled
you have supercooled
they have supercooled
Past Continuous
I was supercooling
you were supercooling
he/she/it was supercooling
we were supercooling
you were supercooling
they were supercooling
Past Perfect
I had supercooled
you had supercooled
he/she/it had supercooled
we had supercooled
you had supercooled
they had supercooled
Future
I will supercool
you will supercool
he/she/it will supercool
we will supercool
you will supercool
they will supercool
Future Perfect
I will have supercooled
you will have supercooled
he/she/it will have supercooled
we will have supercooled
you will have supercooled
they will have supercooled
Future Continuous
I will be supercooling
you will be supercooling
he/she/it will be supercooling
we will be supercooling
you will be supercooling
they will be supercooling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been supercooling
you have been supercooling
he/she/it has been supercooling
we have been supercooling
you have been supercooling
they have been supercooling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been supercooling
you will have been supercooling
he/she/it will have been supercooling
we will have been supercooling
you will have been supercooling
they will have been supercooling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been supercooling
you had been supercooling
he/she/it had been supercooling
we had been supercooling
you had been supercooling
they had been supercooling
Conditional
I would supercool
you would supercool
he/she/it would supercool
we would supercool
you would supercool
they would supercool
Past Conditional
I would have supercooled
you would have supercooled
he/she/it would have supercooled
we would have supercooled
you would have supercooled
they would have supercooled
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
References in periodicals archive ?
And when they collide with 'large super-cooled water drops', they begin an avalanche process that freeze the surrounding supercooled drops.
They form in clouds of supercooled water droplets, water below 0C but not yet frozen.
According to the experts at the Met Office, it is liquid that falls as 'a supercooled water droplet until it strikes a cold surface, at which point it freezes almost instantly'.
Freezing rain is formed from "supercooled" droplets that hit the ground in liquid form.
The comparisons are performed over a range of temperatures and pressures, including conditions where the condensed phase is metastable (supercooled) liquid water.
Even homogenous nucleation of supercooled water drops at -30[degrees]C has been reported.
But "freezing level" and "freezing temperature" are misnomers, because pure liquid water can exist as cold as -48 degrees C in a state known as supercooled water.
But supercooled livers were viable after being stored for three to four days.
Standard Practice for the Design and Operation of Supercooled Fog Dispersal Projects
The smaller sized parasitoid supercooled to lower temperatures even though it was reared at a higher temperature (25[degrees]C) than the larger sized braconid reared at 15[degrees]C.
Supercooled liquid water must become ice at minus 48 C (minus 55 F) not just because of the extreme cold, but because the molecular structure of water changes physically to form tetrahedron shapes, with each water molecule loosely bonded to four others, according to the new study by University of Utah chemists Valeria Molinero and Emily Moore.