What does Refrigerant mean?

Definitions for Refrigerantrɪˈfrɪdʒ ər ənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Refrigerant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. refrigerant(adj)

    any substance used to provide cooling (as in a refrigerator)

  2. refrigerant, refrigerating(adj)

    causing cooling or freezing

    "a refrigerant substance such as ice or solid carbon dioxide"


  1. refrigerant(Noun)

    A substance used in a heat cycle that undergoes a phase change between gas and liquid to allow the cooling, as in refrigerators, air conditioners, etc.

  2. refrigerant(Noun)

    That which makes cool or cold, such as a medicine for allaying the symptoms of fever.

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  3. refrigerant(Adjective)

    That cools or freezes

Webster Dictionary

  1. Refrigerant(adj)

    cooling; allaying heat or fever

  2. Refrigerant(noun)

    that which makes to be cool or cold; specifically, a medicine or an application for allaying fever, or the symptoms of fever; -- used also figuratively

  3. Origin: [L. refrigerans, p. pr. of refrigerare: cf. F. rfrigrant. See Refrigerate.]


  1. Refrigerant

    A refrigerant is a substance used in a heat cycle usually including, for enhanced efficiency, a reversible phase transition from a liquid to a gas. Traditionally, fluorocarbons, especially chlorofluorocarbons, were used as refrigerants, but they are being phased out because of their ozone depletion effects. Other common refrigerants used in various applications are ammonia, sulfur dioxide, and non-halogenated hydrocarbons such as propane. Many refrigerants are important ozone depleting and global warming inducing compounds that are the focus of worldwide regulatory scrutiny.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Refrigerant

    rē-frij′ė-rant, adj. making cold: cooling: refreshing.—n. that which cools.—v.t. Rēfrig′erāte, to make cold: to cool: to refresh.—n. Rēfrigerā′tion.—adjs. Rēfrig′erātive, Rēfrig′erātory, cooling: refreshing.—ns. Rēfrig′erātor, an apparatus for preserving food by keeping it at a low temperature: an ice-safe; Rēfrig′erātor-car, a freight-car fitted for preserving meat, &c., during transmission, by means of cold; Rēfrig′erātory, a cooler: a vessel or apparatus for cooling, used in brewing, &c.; Rēfrigē′rium (obs.), cooling refreshment. [Fr.,—L. re-, denoting change of state, frigerāre, -ātum, to cool, frigus, cold.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Refrigerant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Refrigerant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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