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re·frig·er·a·tor

 (rĭ-frĭj′ə-rā′tər)
n.
An appliance, cabinet, or room for storing food or other substances at a low temperature.
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refrigerator

(rɪˈfrɪdʒəˌreɪtə)
n
a chamber in which food, drink, etc, are kept cool. Informal word: fridge
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re•frig•er•a•tor

(rɪˈfrɪdʒ əˌreɪ tər)

n.
1. a box, room, or cabinet in which food, drink, etc., are kept cool by means of ice or mechanical refrigeration.
2. the part of a distilling apparatus that cools the volatile material, causing it to condense; condenser.
[1605–15]
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Refrigerator

In the early twentieth century, a refrigerator was what would now be called an Icebox. That is, an insulated cabinet that used blocks of ice to keep food stored in the cabinet cool.
1001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn’t Know by W.R. Runyan Copyright © 2011 by W.R. Runyan
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.refrigerator - white goods in which food can be stored at low temperaturesrefrigerator - white goods in which food can be stored at low temperatures
cooler, ice chest - a refrigerator for cooling liquids
drip pan - pan under a refrigerator for collecting liquid waste
electric refrigerator, fridge - a refrigerator in which the coolant is pumped around by an electric motor
refrigeration system - a cooling system for chilling or freezing (usually for preservative purposes)
white goods - large electrical home appliances (refrigerators or washing machines etc.) that are typically finished in white enamel
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Translations
برادثلاجةثَلاجَه، بَرّادثَلَّاجَة
chladničkalednicelednička
køleskab
jääkaappi
hladnjak
frizsiderhűtőszekrény
ísskápurkæliskápur
冷蔵庫
냉장고
šaldymasšaldyti
ledusskapissaldētava
chladničkaľadnička
hladilnik
kylskåp
ตู้เย็น
tủ lạnh

refrigerator

[rɪˈfrɪdʒəreɪtəʳ]
A. Nfrigorífico m, nevera f, refrigeradora f (LAm)
B. CPD refrigerator lorry Ncamión m frigorífico
refrigerator ship Nbuque m frigorífico
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refrigerator

[rɪˈfrɪdʒəreɪtər] nréfrigérateur m
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refrigerator

nKühlschrank m, → Eisschrank m; (= room)Kühlraum m
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refrigerator

[rɪˈfrɪdʒəˌreɪtəʳ] nfrigorifero
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refrigerator

(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
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refrigerator

ثَلَّاجَة lednička køleskab Kühlschrank ψυγείο refrigerador jääkaappi réfrigérateur hladnjak frigorifero 冷蔵庫 냉장고 koelkast kjøleskap chłodziarka frigorífico, geladeira холодильник kylskåp ตู้เย็น buzdolabı tủ lạnh 电冰箱
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refrigerator

n refrigerador m
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Another shelf fits a bar fridge and a microwave next to a galley sink beneath an air-conditioner.
Two washing machines and a vacuum cleaner were purchased, and we even got a mini bar fridge in each of our rooms.