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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“Cryophoric.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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