Definition of cryogenic
1a : of or relating to the production of very low temperaturesb : being or relating to very low temperatures
2a : requiring or involving the use of a cryogenic temperatureb : requiring cryogenic storagec : suitable for storage of a cryogenic substance
cryogenicallyplay \ˌkrī-ə-ˈje-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Recent Examples of cryogenic from the Web
Unlike the Air Force's X-37B unmanned spaceplane that launches on top of an Atlas V rocket, the XS-1 will launch vertically on its own internal engines using cryogenic propellants—
For now, the majority of the work will concentrate on small tasks involving non-cryogenic fuels common in the satellite industry.
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Medical Definition of cryogenic
1a: of or relating to the production of very low temperaturesb: being or relating to very low temperatures
2: requiring or involving the use of a cryogenic temperature cryogenic surgery cryogenic arterial thrombolysis
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