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cryogenics

cry·o·gen·ics

cryogenics

 
pronunciation:
kraI o je nihks
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part of speech: plural noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) the study of matter and energy at extremely low temperatures.
derivations: cryogenic (adj.), cryogenically (adv.), cryogenicist (n.)
Word Parts
The word cryogenics contains the following parts:
cryo Greek root that means cold
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology