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antifreeze

Line breaks: anti|freeze
Pronunciation: /ˈantɪfriːz
 
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Definition of antifreeze in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A liquid, typically one based on ethylene glycol, which can be added to water to lower the freezing point, chiefly used in the radiator of a motor vehicle: most breakdowns were due to people forgetting to put antifreeze in their radiators [count noun]: formulating antifreezes and de-icers for railways is no easy job
More example sentences
  • Ironically, the freezing point of straight antifreeze is lower than antifreeze and water.
  • Are your headlights clean and plenty of water with antifreeze in your washer bottle?
  • Use the time to go get a jug of water or antifreeze.

Words that rhyme with antifreeze

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