cryosuspension n.

= cryostasis n.

  • 1983 J. Varley Millennium xi. 139 John Varley

    At this stage his face was a simple cartoon, so ineptly drawn that Walt Disney must have been spinning in his cryo-suspension fluid.

  • 1994 M. O. Martin & G. Benford Trojan Cat in L. Niven et al. Man-Kzin Wars VI iii. 294,

    I followed her into a connected series of cargo holds, filled from floor to ceiling with row after row of identical cryosuspension bunks.

  • 2004 K. Traviss Crossing Line 46

    Eddie hadnโ€™t had a raise in seventy-six years, andโ€ฆhe wasnโ€™t entitled to service increments because he'd been in cryosuspension for most of that time.


Research requirements

antedating 1983

Earliest cite

John Varley, Millenium

Research History
Added to the OED in June 2011

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