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regelate

[ ree-juh-leyt, ree-juh-leyt ]
/ 藞ri d蕭蓹藢le瑟t, 藢ri d蕭蓹藞le瑟t /
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verb (used without object), re路ge路lat路ed, re路ge路lat路ing.
to freeze by regelation.
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Origin of regelate

First recorded in 1855鈥60; back formation from regelation
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British Dictionary definitions for regelate

regelate
/ (藞ri藧d蕭瑟藢le瑟t) /

verb
physics to undergo or cause to undergo regelation

Word Origin for regelate

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