congelation

noun
con·​ge·​la·​tion | \ ˌkän-jə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce congelation (audio) \

Definition of congelation

: the process or result of congealing

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Recent Examples on the Web Skating on congelation ice does still cause cracks. Julia Griffin, Scientific American, "The Magic (and Math) of Skating on Thin Ice without Falling In," 12 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of congelation

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Congelation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/congelation. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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congelation

noun
con·​ge·​la·​tion | \ ˌkän-jə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce congelation (audio) \

Medical Definition of congelation

: the process or result of congealing and especially freezing

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