Definitions for iceboxˈaɪsˌbɒks

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


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

  2. a refrigerator.

    Category: Status (usage)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. refrigerator, icebox(noun)

    white goods in which food can be stored at low temperatures


  1. icebox(Noun)

    A box containing ice, used to keep food cold.

  2. icebox(Noun)

    A compartment in a refrigerator that is colder than the rest of the refrigerator and is used as a freezer.

  3. icebox(Noun)

    A refrigerator.

  4. icebox(Adjective)

    agreeable, awesome.

  5. Origin: as before electric refrigeration it was literally a box loaded with ice to keep things cold


  1. Icebox

    An icebox is a compact non-mechanical refrigerator which was a common kitchen appliance before the development of safe powered refrigeration devices.


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