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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The production of low temperatures or the study of low-temperature phenomena. Also called cryogeny.

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  • n. the science and technology of the production of very low temperatures
  • n. the scientific study of low temperature phenomena

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

  • n. the branch of physics that studies the phenomena that occur at very low temperatures

Etymologies

cryogenic +‎ -s (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Basically, cryogenics, from the Greek word kryos, "icy cold", deals with the production of temperatures below that of liquid oxygen (-297 degrees F.).

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  • This is called cryogenics, and it has its drawbacks.

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  • In fact, there are some people who even believe we can solve the problem of death through technology -- I think it's called cryogenics -- so that even that ultimate problem that human beings have always had to deal with and which our religious systems had always confronted.

    Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

  • It sounds as though there's a problem with the cryogenics, that is keeping the superconducting magnets cool.

    The Guardian World News

  • The XFR features the exclusive Ballistic Armor Protection System featuring PR-481, which Dell says leverages a "high-strength substance" used for applications such as cryogenics, aircraft components, military equipment and medical devices.

    gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

  • Designed for the military, first responders, oil and gas environments, manufacturing floors, field technicians and homeland security, the Latitude E6400 XFR features the Dell-exclusive "Ballistic Armor Protection System" which leverages a high-strength substance used for applications such as cryogenics, aircraft components, military equipment and medical devices.

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  • Designed for the military, first responders, oil & gas environments, manufacturing floors, field technicians and homeland security, the Latitude E6400 XFR features the Dell-exclusive Ballistic Armor Protection System featuring PR-481, which leverages a high-strength substance used for applications such as cryogenics, aircraft components, military equipment and medical devices.

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  • $4,299 and more information is available at Designed for the military, first responders, oil & gas environments, manufacturing floors, field technicians and homeland security, the Latitude E6400 XFR features the Dell-exclusive Ballistic Armor Protection System featuring PR-481, which leverages a high-strength substance used for applications such as cryogenics, aircraft components, military equipment and medical devices.

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  • The Kistler K-1 (accepted for COTS, failed due to lack of $$$) was a TSTO RLV which eschewed the complexities of wings and cryogenics.

    Would You Bring Back NGLT-or SLI? - NASA Watch

  • There were boxes crammed with newspaper articles on cryogenics, alien abductions, radon poisoning, global warming, child abuse, train wrecks, and unsolved murders in Chicago.

    The Memory Palace

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