antifreeze

[ an-ti-freez, an-tee- ]
/ ˈæn tɪˌfriz, ˈæn ti- /

noun

a liquid used in the radiator of an internal-combustion engine to lower the freezing point of the cooling medium.

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Origin of antifreeze

First recorded in 1910–15; anti- + freeze
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British Dictionary definitions for antifreeze

antifreeze
/ (ˈæntɪˌfriːz) /

noun

a liquid, usually ethylene glycol (ethanediol), added to cooling water to lower its freezing point, esp for use in an internal-combustion engine
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