supercool
I. Date: 1906 transitive verb to cool below the freezing point without solidification or crystallization intransitive verb to become supercooled II. adjective Date: 1970 extremely cool: as a. showing extraordinary reserve and self-control b. being the latest style or fashion <
supercool sunglasses
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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