[ uhn-der-kool ]
/ ˌʌn dərˈkul /
verb (used with object)
- to cool less than necessary for a given process or purpose.
- to supercool.
Metallurgy. to cool (molten metal) without forming crystals to a temperature below that at which crystallization normally takes place: Metal must be absolutely still to be undercooled.
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British Dictionary definitions for undercool
/ (ˌʌndəˈkuːl) /
a less common word for supercool
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