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noun 
  1. a person who has been cryogenically frozen in the hope of later revival in science fiction
    • 1976, w:Larry Niven, Larry Niven, A World Out of Time:
    • :'Your newspapers called you people corpsicles,' said the blond man. 'I never understood what the tapes meant by that.'
    • :'It comes from Popsicle. Frozen sherbet.' Corbell had used the word himself before he became one of them. One of the corpsicles, the frozen dead.
Etymology: "corpse" + "popsicle"A coinage of author w:Frederik Pohl, Frederik Pohl in The Age of the Pussyfoot (1969)


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