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freez·er

 (frē′zər)
n.
A thermally insulated compartment, cabinet, or room in which a subfreezing temperature is maintained for the rapid freezing and storing of perishable items, especially food.

freezer

(ˈfriːzə)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a device that freezes or chills, esp an insulated cold-storage cabinet for long-term storage of perishable foodstuffs. Also called: deepfreeze
2. a former name for refrigerator

freez•er

(ˈfri zər)

n.
1. a refrigerator, refrigerator compartment, cabinet, or room held at or below 32°F (0°C), used esp. for preserving and storing food.
2. a machine containing a refrigerant for making ice cream, sherbet, or the like.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.freezer - electric refrigerator (trade name Deepfreeze) in which food is frozen and stored for long periods of timefreezer - electric refrigerator (trade name Deepfreeze) in which food is frozen and stored for long periods of time
electric refrigerator, fridge - a refrigerator in which the coolant is pumped around by an electric motor
Translations
ثَلَّاجَةحُجَيْرَة التَّجْميد في ثَلّاجَه
mrazničkamrazák
fryserdybfryser
pakastin
zamrzivač
fagyasztószekrény
frystir
冷凍庫
냉동고
zamrzovalnik
frys
ตู้แช่แข็ง
tủ đá

freezer

[ˈfriːzəʳ] Ncongelador m

freezer

[ˈfriːzər] ncongélateur mfreezer bag nsac m congélationfreezer compartment nfreezer mfreezer container nbarquette f de congélation

freezer

nTiefkühltruhe f; (upright) → Gefrierschrank m; (Brit: = ice compartment of fridge) → Eisfach nt, → (Tief)kühlfach nt, → Gefrierfach nt

freezer

[ˈfriːzəʳ] n (cabinet) → congelatore m (also freezer compartment) → freezer m inv

freeze

(friːz) past tense froze (frəuz) : past participle frozen (ˈfrəuzn) verb
1. to make into or become ice. It's so cold that the river has frozen over.
2. (of weather) to be at or below freezing-point. If it freezes again tonight all my plants will die.
3. to make or be very cold. If you had stayed out all night in the snow you might have frozen to death (= died of exposure to cold).
4. to make (food) very cold in order to preserve it. You can freeze the rest of that food and eat it later.
5. to make or become stiff, still or unable to move (with fear etc). She froze when she heard the strange noise.
6. to fix prices, wages etc at a certain level. If the situation does not improve, wages will be frozen again.
noun
a period of very cold weather when temperatures are below freezing-point. How long do you think the freeze will last?
ˈfreezer noun
a cabinet for keeping food at, or bringing it down to, a temperature below freezing-point.
ˈfreezing adjective
very cold. This room's freezing.
ˈfrozen adjective
ˈfreezing-point noun
the temperature at which a liquid becomes solid. The freezing-point of water is 0 centigrade.
freeze up
to stop moving or functioning because of extreme cold. The car engine froze up.

freezer

ثَلَّاجَة mraznička fryser Gefrierfach κατάψυξη congelador pakastin congélateur zamrzivač congelatore 冷凍庫 냉동고 diepvries dypfryser zamrażalnik congelador морозильник frys ตู้แช่แข็ง dondurucu tủ đá 冷冻柜
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