cold test

noun

: a test of oils (as lubricating oils) to determine the temperature at which a cooled sample begins to deposit solid material or becomes too viscous to flow
also : the temperature so determined

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“Cold test.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cold%20test. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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