noun cry·oph·o·rus \krīˈäfərəs\

Definition of cryophorus



  1. :  an instrument that illustrates the freezing of water by its own evaporation

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Origin and Etymology of cryophorus

cryo- + -phorus (as in electrophorus, pyrophorus)

First Known Use: 1813

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a brief usually trivial fact

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