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re·frig·er·ate

 (rĭ-frĭj′ə-rāt′)
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.
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refrigerate

(rɪˈfrɪdʒəˌreɪt)
vb
to make or become frozen or cold, esp for preservative purposes; chill or freeze
[C16: from Latin refrīgerāre to make cold, from re- + frīgus cold]
reˌfrigerˈation n
reˈfrigerative adj
reˈfrigeratory adj, n
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re•frig•er•ate

(rɪˈfrɪdʒ əˌreɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to make or keep cold or cool, as for preservation.
[1525–35; < Latin refrīgerātus, past participle of refrīgerāre to make cool =re- re- + frīgerāre to make cool, derivative of frīgus cold; see -ate1]
re•frig`er•a′tion, n.
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refrigerate


Past participle: refrigerated
Gerund: refrigerating

Imperative
refrigerate
refrigerate
Present
I refrigerate
you refrigerate
he/she/it refrigerates
we refrigerate
you refrigerate
they refrigerate
Preterite
I refrigerated
you refrigerated
he/she/it refrigerated
we refrigerated
you refrigerated
they refrigerated
Present Continuous
I am refrigerating
you are refrigerating
he/she/it is refrigerating
we are refrigerating
you are refrigerating
they are refrigerating
Present Perfect
I have refrigerated
you have refrigerated
he/she/it has refrigerated
we have refrigerated
you have refrigerated
they have refrigerated
Past Continuous
I was refrigerating
you were refrigerating
he/she/it was refrigerating
we were refrigerating
you were refrigerating
they were refrigerating
Past Perfect
I had refrigerated
you had refrigerated
he/she/it had refrigerated
we had refrigerated
you had refrigerated
they had refrigerated
Future
I will refrigerate
you will refrigerate
he/she/it will refrigerate
we will refrigerate
you will refrigerate
they will refrigerate
Future Perfect
I will have refrigerated
you will have refrigerated
he/she/it will have refrigerated
we will have refrigerated
you will have refrigerated
they will have refrigerated
Future Continuous
I will be refrigerating
you will be refrigerating
he/she/it will be refrigerating
we will be refrigerating
you will be refrigerating
they will be refrigerating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been refrigerating
you have been refrigerating
he/she/it has been refrigerating
we have been refrigerating
you have been refrigerating
they have been refrigerating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been refrigerating
you will have been refrigerating
he/she/it will have been refrigerating
we will have been refrigerating
you will have been refrigerating
they will have been refrigerating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been refrigerating
you had been refrigerating
he/she/it had been refrigerating
we had been refrigerating
you had been refrigerating
they had been refrigerating
Conditional
I would refrigerate
you would refrigerate
he/she/it would refrigerate
we would refrigerate
you would refrigerate
they would refrigerate
Past Conditional
I would have refrigerated
you would have refrigerated
he/she/it would have refrigerated
we would have refrigerated
you would have refrigerated
they would have refrigerated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.refrigerate - preserve by chilling; "many foods must be refrigerated or else they will spoil"
preserve, keep - prevent (food) from rotting; "preserved meats"; "keep potatoes fresh"
2.refrigerate - cool or chill in or as if in a refrigerator; "refrigerate this medicine"
cool, cool down, chill - make cool or cooler; "Chill the food"
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refrigerate

verb cool, freeze, chill, keep cold Refrigerate the dough overnight.
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Translations
يُبَرِّد، يَحْفَظ في ثَلاجَه
chladitzmrazit
kæla
hladiti

refrigerate

[rɪˈfrɪdʒəreɪt] VTrefrigerar
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refrigerate

[rɪˈfrɪdʒəreɪt] vtréfrigérer
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

refrigerate

vt (= chill)kühlen; (= freeze)tiefkühlen; “refrigerate after opening”„nach dem Öffnen kühl aufbewahren
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

refrigerate

[rɪˈfrɪdʒəˌreɪt] vtrefrigerare
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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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refrigerate

v. refrigerar, mantener en el frío.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

refrigerate

vt refrigerar
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by Courtesy of Artipot One should never refrigerate the cake that has custard filling as the filling can separate.
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At Home: Refrigerate. Apples soften ten times faster at room temperature.