cryophoric

adjective
cry·​o·​phor·​ic | \ ¦krīə¦fȯrik \

Definition of cryophoric

: of or relating to the process of freezing water by its own evaporation

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First Known Use of cryophoric

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cryophoric

cryophorus + -ic entry 1

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The first known use of cryophoric was in 1881

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“Cryophoric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cryophoric. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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