[ krahy-uh-jen-ik ]

  1. of or relating to the production or use of very low temperatures: cryogenic storage.

  2. of or relating to cryogenics.

Origin of cryogenic

First recorded in 1895–1900; cryo- + -genic

Other words from cryogenic

  • cry·o·gen·i·cal·ly, adverb
  • cry·og·e·nist [krahy-oj-uh-nist], /kraɪˈɒdʒ ə nɪst/, noun

Words Nearby cryogenic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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