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tr.v. re·frig·er·at·ed, re·frig·er·at·ing, re·frig·er·ates
1. To cool or chill (a substance).
2. To preserve (food) by chilling.

[Latin refrīgerāre, refrīgerāt- : re-, re- + frīgerāre, to make cool (from frīgus, frīgor-, coldness).]

re·frig′er·a′tion n.
re·frig′er·a′tive, re·frig′er·a·to′ry (-ər-ə-tôr′ē) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.refrigeration - the process of cooling or freezing (e.g., food) for preservative purposesrefrigeration - the process of cooling or freezing (e.g., food) for preservative purposes
chilling, cooling, temperature reduction - the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature
preservation - a process that saves organic substances from decay
2.refrigeration - deliberately lowering the body's temperature for therapeutic purposes; "refrigeration by immersing the patient's body in a cold bath"
therapy - (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
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[rɪˌfrɪdʒəˈreɪʃən] Nrefrigeración f


[rɪˌfrɪdʒəˈreɪʃən] nréfrigération f


n (= chilling)Kühlung f; (= freezing)Tiefkühlung f


[rɪˌfrɪdʒəˈreɪʃn] nrefrigerazione f


(rəˈfridʒəreitə) noun
(also fridge (fridʒ) . American also ˈicebox) a machine which keeps food cold and so prevents it from going bad: Milk should be kept in the refrigerator.
reˈfrigerate verb
to keep (food) cold to prevent it from going bad. Meat should be refrigerated.
reˌfrigeˈration noun


n. refrigeración, reducción del calor a una temperatura fría por medios externos.


n refrigeración f
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