freeze-fracture

[ freez-frak-cher ]
/ ˈfrizˈfræk tʃər /

verb (used with object), freeze-frac·tured, freeze-frac·tur·ing.

to prepare (material) for the electron microscope by freeze fracturing.

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Origin of freeze-fracture

First recorded in 1965–70
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