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ice·box

 (īs′bŏks′)
n.
1. An insulated chest or box into which ice is placed, used for cooling and preserving food.
2. A refrigerator.
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icebox

(ˈaɪsˌbɒks)
n
1. a compartment in a refrigerator for storing or making ice
2. an insulated cabinet packed with ice for storing food
3. US and Canadian a refrigerator
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ice•box

(ˈaɪsˌbɒks)

n.
1. an insulated cabinet with a compartment for ice, used for cooling food and beverages.
2. a refrigerator.
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Icebox

The common name for an insulated cabinet that used blocks of ice to keep food stored in the cabinet cool. Since ice was only available to those rural inhabitants who lived in climates where ice could be harvested and stored in the winter for later use in the summer, iceboxes had only limited rural usage. The then current dictionaries referred to such insulated boxes not as iceboxes but, rather, as refrigerators. Those who grew up in the “icebox” era often referred to electric refrigerators as iceboxes.
1001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn’t Know by W.R. Runyan Copyright © 2011 by W.R. Runyan
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Icebox - white goods in which food can be stored at low temperaturesicebox - 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
lednička
køleskab
pakastelokero
hladionik
アイスボックス
아이스박스
frysfack
ช่องน้ำแข็งในตู้เย็น
tủ đá

icebox

[ˈaɪsbɒks] N (Brit) (= part of refrigerator) → congelador m
this room is like an iceboxeste cuarto es como un congelador (US) (o.f.) (= refrigerator) → nevera f, refrigeradora f, heladera f (S. Cone)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

icebox

[ˈaɪsbɒks] n
(US) (= fridge) → réfrigérateur m
(British) (= freezing compartment) → compartiment m à glace
(= insulated box) → glacière fice-breaker icebreaker [ˈaɪsbreɪkər] n
(= way to make people relax) → moyen m de briser la glace
This exercise can be quite a useful ice-breaker for new groups → Cet exercice est souvent un très bon moyen de briser la glace pour les nouveaux groupes.
(= ship) → brise-glace mice bucket nseau m à glaceice cap ice-cap [ˈaɪskæp] ncalotte f glaciaireice-cold [ˌaɪsˈkəʊld] adj [drink] → glacé(e); [hands] → glacé(e); [room] → glacial(e)ice-cool [ˌaɪsˈkuːl] adj (= very calm) [person] → aux nerfs d'acierice cream ice-cream, icecream [ˈaɪskriːm] nglace f
three ice creams → trois glaces
vanilla ice cream → de la glace à la vanilleice-cream cone ncornet m de glaceice-cream van ncamionnette f de vendeur de glacesice cube nglaçon m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

icebox

[ˈaɪsˌbɒks] n (Am) (refrigerator) → frigorifero (Brit) (freezer compartment) → freezer m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

Icebox

صُنْدُوقُ الثَّلْجِ lednička køleskab Eisfach ψυγείο πάγου refrigerador pakastelokero glacière hladionik ghiacciaia アイスボックス 아이스박스 koelbox fryseboks zamrażalnik congelador морозильник frysfack ช่องน้ำแข็งในตู้เย็น buz kutusu tủ đá 冷藏库
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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THATTA -- Over 400 fishermen having licences for fishing in the Keenjhar Lake were given free-of-cost motorboat engines, nets, iceboxes and bicycles through a lucky draw held here on Friday.
life fishing boat and distribution of iceboxes among fishermen on the occasion reflected positive development.
Many other miscellaneous items and waste were removed including fishing nets, tyres, water bottles, wood pieces, and iceboxes among others.
The spokesman for the security information center Brigadier Yahiya Rasool said in a statement "the forces of al-Jazeera and Badia operations command, during a searching operation in (Wadi Horan - Horan Forest - Kashiti -- Makhazin (stores), were able to find a full camp of Daesh gangs and a cave and two small iceboxes loaded with improvised explosive devices and other IEDs in the same place, which was destroyed in coordination with the international coalition aircraft.
There are various producers of coolers however Whirlpool iceboxes are the most surely understood and acquired brand all through the world.
The Sri Lankan armed forces attacked 18 Indian fishermen mid-sea, damaging their nets, iceboxes, food and other fishing implements, on August 17 and 18.
Iceboxes continued in use up to the 1930s, but the industry as a whole continued to melt away.
BANGLADESHI Mamun Eshaq couldn't believe his luck when he showed up at the Isa Town traditional market yesterday with iceboxes full of fresh shrimp, only to discover that it was closed.
The current standard of transporting donor hearts in iceboxes in a non-functioning state, which has been used for decades, requires the restarting of the heart once it has been placed inside the recipient.
"We all had iceboxes and waited for the iceman to walk up the steps with a block of ice every week."
The court cost must also be imposed for any violation of the following sections: [section]775.21, F.S., relating to the Florida Sexual Predators Act; [section]823.07, F.S., relating to abandonment of iceboxes, refrigerators, deep-freeze lockers, clothes washers, clothes dryers, or airtight units; [section]847.0125, F.S., relating to the retail display of materials harmful to minors; [section]847.0134, F.S., relating to the prohibition of an adult entertainment establishment that displays, sells, or distributes materials harmful to minors within 2,500 feet of a school; and [section]943.0435, F.S., relating to registration of sexual offenders.
And besides, after stretching out in that big icebox, there's just no going back to one of the smaller iceboxes.