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reef·er 1

 (rē′fər)
n.
1. A short, heavy, close-fitting, double-breasted jacket.
2. A close-fitting, single-breasted or double-breasted coat.
3. Nautical A person, such as a midshipman, who reefs.

reef·er 2

 (rē′fər)
n. Slang
Marijuana, especially a marijuana cigarette.

[Origin unknown.]

ree·fer 3

 (rē′fər)
n. Slang
1. A conveyance, such as a railroad car or truck trailer, that carries cargo under refrigeration.
2. A refrigerator.

[Alteration of refrigerator.]

reefer

(ˈriːfə)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) nautical a person who reefs, such as a midshipman
2. (Clothing & Fashion) another name for reefing jacket
3. (Recreational Drugs) slang a hand-rolled cigarette, esp one containing cannabis
[C19: for sense 3: applied to the cigarette because of its resemblance to the rolled reef of a sail]

reefer

(ˈriːfə)
n
a ship, lorry, or other form of transport designed to carry refrigerated cargo
[C20: shortened and adapted from refrigerator]

reef•er1

(ˈri fər)

n.
1. a fitted, usu. double-breasted coat or jacket made of heavy cloth.
2. a person who reefs.

reef•er2

(ˈri fər)

n. Slang.
a marijuana cigarette.
[1930–35, Amer.; probably < Mexican Spanish grifa; compare grifo marijuana user]

ree•fer3

(ˈri fər)

n.
1. a refrigerator.
2. a refrigerator car, ship, truck, etc.
[1910–15; shortening of refrigerator]

reefer

1. A refrigerator.
2. A motor vehicle, railroad freight car, ship, aircraft, or other conveyance, so constructed and insulated as to protect commodities from either heat or cold.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reefer - marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smokingreefer - marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
cannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana - the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
cigaret, cigarette, coffin nail, fag, butt - finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
Translations
jointti

reefer

1 [ˈriːfəʳ] N (= jacket) → chaquetón m

reefer

2 [ˈriːfəʳ] N (= joint) → porro m

reefer

[ˈriːfər] n
(British) (also reefer jacket) → caban m
(= joint) → joint m

reefer

n (= jacket)Seemannsjacke f; (inf: = joint) → Joint m (inf)

reefer

[ˈriːfəʳ] n
a. (jacket) → giacca da pescatore a doppiopetto
b. (old) (fam) (joint) → spinello
References in classic literature ?
He was dressed in a heavy gray suit with a reefer jacket, and he wore a short yellow overcoat and a soft cap.
The second largest Reefer carrier in the world, CMA CGM continues to develop the most innovative solutions in maritime transportation in order to guarantee its customers the best technologies towards a more respectful transportation of the most fragile products.
V, a provider of reefer logistics services, for an estimated EUR16.
The major challenges faced by the vendors in this market are the expenses incurred for the maintenance of vessels and the depreciation in the value of reefer vessels.
The order marks the first milestone in the expansion of UASC's reefer services and underpins the company's ongoing investment in the cutting-edge, energy-efficient solutions for the carriage of frozen and chilled cargoes.
With an average reefer container age of three years, UASC's expanding reefer fleet is one of the youngest in the industry and this order of an additional 2,000 reefer units represents a considerable increase in the overall size of UASC's reefer fleet.
Reefer container volumes are forecast to rise by 20.
USD 160 per 20' reefer and USD 200 per 40'/45' reefer (Protein)
Norwegian shipping groups Green Reefers (OSL:GRR) and Silver Sea have agreed to form a joint venture to serve customers in northern Europe, Green Reefers said today in a filing to the Oslo Stock Exchange.
their fleet now dwarfing the specialized sector at 4,600 reefer container compatible vessels compared with 763," said Nigel Gardiner, Drewry's London-based managing director.
Reefer services carry perishable cargo in specialised holds and head directly for their destination port, while container ships carry cargo in individually refrigerated units and make longer trips.