Definitions

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

  • noun A technique for determining the molal concentration of a solution by measuring the freezing point.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That department of physical chemistry which treats of the freezing or solidification of liquids and solutions; specifically, the determination of molecular weights of dissolved substances by the lowering of the freezing-point of their solutions in suitable solvents.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the measurement of the freezing point of a liquid using a cryoscope
  • noun chemistry the estimation of the molecular weight of a compound by measuring its effect on the freezing point of a solvent

Etymologies

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cryo- + -scopy

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