What is the name of the phenomenon of faster freezing of warmer water than colder water?

Mpemba effect
Phenomenon of Leidenfrost
Wulff process
Maxwell's vitrification
The Mpemba effect, is the ob­ser­va­tion that, in some cir­cum­stances, warmer water can freeze faster than colder water. There have been reports of similar phe­nom­e­na since ancient times, although with in­suf­fi­cient detail for the claims to be repli­cat­ed.

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