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- adj. That has not congealed.
It is an established fact that water, under this condition of absolute stillness, will remain uncongealed at a temperature several degrees below zero, whilst experiment, at the same time, shows that a very slight shock will often be sufficient to convert it into solid ice.
Water seems, nevertheless, to remain, as a rule, uncongealed everywhere outside the polar regions.
On those ponds which were near the surface of the earth, the covering of ice was very thick; but on those which were lower down it was found to be less so, in proportion to their depression; and wherever the water was twelve feet below the surface (which happened to be the case close to us) it was uncongealed.
Winter Music Conference veterans know it takes stamina to make it all the way through the week without breaking down into an uncongealed mess of fluids by Friday afternoon.