cryogenics[kri′ō jen′iks, -ə-]
cryogenics definition by Webster's New World
the science that deals with the production of very low temperatures and their effect on the properties of matter
Origin: cryogen plush -ics
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- cryogenic adjective
cryogenics definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
noun (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
The production of low temperatures or the study of low-temperature phenomena. Also called cryogeny.
cryogenics - Computer Definition
cryogenics - Cultural Definition
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The branch of technology concerned with the behavior of materials at very low temperatures, particularly temperatures near absolute zero.
cryogenics - Science Definition