regelate

[ ree-juh-leyt, ree-juh-leyt ]
/ ˈri dʒəˌleɪt, ˌri dʒəˈleɪt /

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

to freeze by regelation.

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Origin of regelate

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

regelate
/ (ˈriːdʒɪˌleɪt) /

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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