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cryostat

[ krahy-uh-stat ]
/ ˈkraɪ əˌstæt /
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noun
an apparatus, usually automatic, maintaining a very low constant temperature.
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Origin of cryostat

First recorded in 1910–15; cryo- + -stat

OTHER WORDS FROM cryostat

cry·o·stat·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cryostat

cryostat
/ (ˈkraɪəˌstæt) /

noun
an apparatus for maintaining a constant low temperature or a vessel in which a substance is stored at a low temperature
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