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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:
Adj.1.refrigerating - causing cooling or freezing; "a refrigerant substance such as ice or solid carbon dioxide"
cold - having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer"


refrigerating plant
n (Tech) → Kühlanlage f
refrigerating room
nKühlraum m
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Remove from heat and pour onto a plastic wrap-lined sheet pan to 1/4-inch, refrigerating until set.
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Because, according to Jewish tradition, no working or cooking is allowed during Yom Kippur, Zipperstein will do as much advance preparation and cooking as possible before sundown on Sunday, refrigerating items as necessary.

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