cryogen
noun Date: 1875 a substance for obtaining low temperatures ; refrigerant — called also cryogenic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cryogen — [krī′ō jən, krī′əjən] n. [ CRYO + GEN] a refrigerant …   English World dictionary

  • Cryogen — Kryogen steht für: Kryogen (Technik), erklärt den Begriff für Stoffe, Prozesse und Eigenschaften im Zusammenhang mit extrem niedrigen Temperaturen Kryogene (Physiologie), beschreibt Stoffe, die eine Fieberreaktion begrenzen und einer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cryogen — /kruy euh jeuhn, jen /, n. a substance for producing low temperatures; freezing mixture. [1870 75; CRYO + GEN] * * * …   Universalium

  • cryogen — noun A cryogenic liquid (that boils below about 160°C) used as a refrigerant …   Wiktionary

  • cryogen — A freezing substance used to produce very low temperatures. * * * cryo·gen krī ə jən n a substance for obtaining low temperatures called also cryogenic * * * cry·o·gen (kriґo jən) [cryo + gen] a substance used for lowering temperatures …   Medical dictionary

  • cryogen — n. substance which produces low temperatures …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cryogen — [ krʌɪə(ʊ)dʒ(ə)n] noun a substance used to produce very low temperatures …   English new terms dictionary

  • cryogen — cry·o·gen …   English syllables

  • cryogen — cry•o•gen [[t]ˈkraɪ ə dʒən, ˌdʒɛn[/t]] n. phs a substance for producing low temperatures; freezing mixture • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • cryogen — /ˈkraɪədʒən/ (say kruyuhjuhn) noun a substance for producing low temperatures; a freezing mixture …   Australian English dictionary

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