supercool

/ˈsupəkul/ (say 'soohpuhkoohl)

verb (t)
1. to cool (a liquid) below its freezing point without producing solidification.
verb (i)
2. to become supercooled.
adjective
3. Colloquial extremely sophisticated, fashionable, smart, etc.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • supercool — I. Date: 1906 transitive verb to cool below the freezing point without solidification or crystallization intransitive verb to become supercooled II. adjective Date: 1970 extremely cool: as a. showing extraordinary reserve and self control b.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • supercool — verb To cool a material below its transition temperature without that transition occurring …   Wiktionary

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  • Supercool — 1. extremely sophisticated, fashionable, smart, etc.; 2. very calm; controlled …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • supercool — Australian Slang 1. extremely sophisticated, fashionable, smart, etc.; 2. very calm; controlled …   English dialects glossary

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  • supercool — su·per·cool …   English syllables

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