regelate

[ree-juh-leyt, ree-juh-leyt]

verb (used without object), re·ge·lat·ed, re·ge·lat·ing.

to freeze by regelation.

Nearby words

  1. regardless,
  2. regards,
  3. regatta,
  4. regd,
  5. regd.,
  6. regelation,
  7. regency,
  8. regeneracy,
  9. regenerate,
  10. regeneration

Origin of regelate

First recorded in 1855–60; back formation from regelation

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British Dictionary definitions for regelate

regelate

verb

physics to undergo or cause to undergo regelation

Word Origin for regelate

C19: from re- + stem of participle of Latin gelāre to freeze

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