What is supercooling & undercooling?

Q.  The process of lowering the temperature of a liquid below its freezing point is known as _____
- Published on 11 Sep 15

a. supercooling
b. undercooling
c. both a. and b.
d. none of the above

ANSWER: both a. and b.


  • Sravanthi   -Posted on 20 Nov 15
    - The process of lowering temperature of any liquid or gas below its freezing point is called as supercooling.

    - In this process, the liquid or gas is prevented from becoming a solid.

    - Supercooling is also called as undercooling. This process is used in refrigeration in which cool drinks are supercooled, due to this process when the bottles are opened they form slush.

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