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ANTIFREEZE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does antifreeze mean? 

ANTIFREEZE (noun)
  The noun ANTIFREEZE has 1 sense:

1. a liquid added to the water in a cooling system to lower its freezing point

  Familiarity information: ANTIFREEZE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANTIFREEZE (noun)


Sense 1antifreeze [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A liquid added to the water in a cooling system to lower its freezing point

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Hypernyms ("antifreeze" is a kind of...):

liquid (a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "antifreeze"):

ethanediol; ethylene glycol; glycol (a sweet but poisonous syrupy liquid used as an antifreeze and solvent)

propanediol; propylene glycol (a sweet colorless, viscous, hygroscopic liquid used as an antifreeze and in brake fluid and also as a humectant in cosmetics and personal care items although it can be absorbed through the skin with harmful effects)


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