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[krahy-oh-hahy-dreyt] /ˌkraɪ oʊˈhaɪ dreɪt/

a mixture of ice and another substance in definite proportions such that a minimum melting or freezing point is attained.
a crystalline substance containing water and a salt in definite proportions at low temperatures: a eutectic crystallizing below the freezing point of water


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