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cryogenic

[krahy-uh-jen-ik]
adjective
  1. of or relating to the production or use of very low temperatures: cryogenic storage.
  2. of or relating to cryogenics.
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Origin of cryogenic

First recorded in 1895–1900; cryo- + -genic
Related formscry·o·gen·i·cal·ly, adverbcry·og·e·nist [krahy-oj-uh-nist] /kraɪˈɒdʒ ə nɪst/, noun
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cryogenic

adj.

1902, from cryogen "freezing mixture" (1875), from cryo- "freezing" + -genic "having to do with production" (see genus). Related: Cryogenics (1958).

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cryogenic

(krī′ə-jĕnĭk)
adj.
  1. Relating to or producing low temperatures.
  2. Requiring or suitable for storage at low temperatures.
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Related formscry′o•geni•cal•ly adv.
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