Definition of

Cryogenic

  1. (adj, pert) of or relating to very low temperatures

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Alternate forms of Cryogenic

Derivations: cryogenics

Origin of the word Cryogenic

  1. 1902, from from cryogen "freezing mixture" (1875), from cryo- "freezing" (from Gk. kryos "icy cold," related to kryeros "chilling;" see crust) + -genic "having to do with production" (see genus). Related: Cryogenics (1958). more

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