Definition of Cryogen

1. Noun. A liquid that boils at below -160 C and is used as a refrigerant.

Specialized synonyms: Liquid Nitrogen, Liquid Air
Generic synonyms: Refrigerant



Definition of Cryogen

1. Noun. (physics) a cryogenic liquid (that boils below about -160°C) used as a refrigerant ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cryogen

1. a substance for producing low temperatures [n -S]

Medical Definition of Cryogen

1. A freezing substance used to produce very low temperatures. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cryogen

cryoelectron
cryoelectroncs
cryoelectronic
cryoelectronics
cryoextraction
cryoextractor
cryofibrinogen
cryofibrinogenaemia
cryofixation
cryofixed
cryofluorane
cryofocus
cryofocused
cryofocuses
cryofocusing
cryogen (current term)
cryogeneses
cryogenesis
cryogenic
cryogenic liquid
cryogenically
cryogenics
cryogenies
cryogenine
cryogens
cryogeny
cryoglobulin
cryoglobulinaemia
cryoglobulinaemias
cryoglobulinemia

Literary usage of Cryogen

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1. Eeel Technical Accomplishments, 1998: Advancing Metrology for by JoAnne M. Surette (1999)
"The liquid cryogen provides the necessary cooling and isothermal conditions ... However, a number of new cryogen-free superconductor applications are being ..."

2. Nuclear Production Of Hydrogen: Second Information Exchange Meeting, Argonne by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"cryogen exergy recovery systems (CERS) will become de rigueur. Various CERS technologies will be employed with fuel cell (and other) vehicles - perhaps the ..."

3. Nuclear Production of Hydrogen: First Information Exchange Meeting, Paris by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2001)
"Heat conduction from the ground is deemed the dominant heat source for vaporising the cryogen; other heat fluxes are neglected. The friction force is chosen ..."

4. Bmdo Technologies 1998 edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"In early February 1997, the cryogen expired. ... With the end of cryogen operations, BMDO has scaled back its requirements for MSX data collection events, ..."

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