freeze-fracture

[freez-frak-cher]

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

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

Nearby words

  1. freeze out,
  2. freeze-dried,
  3. freeze-dry,
  4. freeze-drying,
  5. freeze-etch,
  6. freeze-frame,
  7. freeze-up,
  8. freezeout,
  9. freezer,
  10. freezer burn

Origin of freeze-fracture

First recorded in 1965–70

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