Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That which produces cold; a freezing-mixture; an appliance or contrivance for reducing temperature below 0° C.

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  • noun physics a cryogenic liquid (that boils below about -160°C) used as a refrigerant

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a liquid that boils at below -160 C and is used as a refrigerant

Etymologies

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cryo- + -gen

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