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1Cool (a liquid) below its freezing point without solidification or crystallization.‘the melt usually has to be supercooled by about 5 to 20 kelvins’‘the solvent is cooled slowly with continuous stirring to minimize supercooling’
- ‘The crystallization experiments were performed from 20°C to - 80°C since water molecules in confined spaces and/or adjacent to surfaces can be supercooled to very low temperatures.’
- ‘Other common supercooled liquids are ordinary glass and asphalt.’
- ‘We observed that in the spinning rotor water could be supercooled by several degrees below the freezing point.’
- ‘Only four ship terminals capable of handling imports of supercooled liquid natural gas exist in the U.S., and they're at full capacity.’
- ‘As water passes through the tube, tiny amounts of glass - itself a supercooled liquid - ‘dissolve’ into the water.’
- 1.1Biology no object (of a living organism) survive body temperatures below the freezing point of water.‘the ability of these insects to supercool can be seriously affected by bacteria’
- ‘These plants exhibited reduced supercooling capacity, which caused them to freeze at warmer subzero temperatures compared to the controls.’
- ‘Hatchling painted turtles commonly overwinter within their natal nests and survive exposure to temperatures as low as - 12 [degrees] C by supercooling.’
- ‘Incidental observations made during the course of this investigation suggested that hatchling C. picta can survive supercooling to at least - 15 [degrees] C.’
- ‘Strategies that allow plants to survive freezing temperatures have been placed into two major categories: those plants that exhibit deep supercooling characteristics and those that exhibit extracellular freezing.’
- ‘The differences in supercooling capacities were attributed to interpopulational variation in cold hardiness, as putatively manifested by the presence of an ‘endogenous nucleator,’ in the Illinois turtles.’
Extremely attractive, impressive, or calm.‘the supercool tracks in this collection’
- ‘Create an ice pyramid of shots or just serve up some supercool toasting glasses.’
- ‘So if your record collection is going to be the supercool soundtrack to your life that you need it to be, somebody - SOMEBODY - has to have considered that fact before they made it.’
- ‘Or ‘Here's a movie that both academics bundled in film theories and teenagers on hot dates will find supercool.’’
- ‘She's supercool and super-beautiful but she's super-street too.’
- ‘I loved the laid-back, but still supercool environment.’
- ‘In the late 1940s, D' Amato bought a struggling Atlantic City restaurant with a backroom gambling operation, the 500 Club, and turned it into ‘ground zero for the supercool lifestyle.’’
- ‘A truism these days among Internet angels and venture capitalists holds that a stellar management team is worth more than a supercool business plan.’
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