Definitions for fridge
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electric refrigerator, fridgenoun
a refrigerator in which the coolant is pumped around by an electric motor
A refrigerator, colloquially fridge, is a commercial and home appliance consisting of a thermally insulated compartment and a heat pump (mechanical, electronic or chemical) that transfers heat from its inside to its external environment so that its inside is cooled to a temperature below the room temperature. Refrigeration is an essential food storage technique around the world. The lower temperature lowers the reproduction rate of bacteria, so the refrigerator reduces the rate of spoilage. A refrigerator maintains a temperature a few degrees above the freezing point of water. The optimal temperature range for perishable food storage is 3 to 5 °C (37 to 41 °F). A similar device that maintains a temperature below the freezing point of water is called a freezer. The refrigerator replaced the icebox, which had been a common household appliance for almost a century and a half. The United States Food and Drug Administration recommends that the refrigerator be kept at or below 4 °C (40 °F) and that the freezer be regulated at −18 °C (0 °F).The first cooling systems for food involved ice. Artificial refrigeration began in the mid-1750s, and developed in the early 1800s. In 1834, the first working vapor-compression refrigeration system was built. The first commercial ice-making machine was invented in 1854. In 1913, refrigerators for home use were invented. In 1923 Frigidaire introduced the first self-contained unit. The introduction of Freon in the 1920s expanded the refrigerator market during the 1930s. Home freezers as separate compartments (larger than necessary just for ice cubes) were introduced in 1940. Frozen foods, previously a luxury item, became commonplace. Freezer units are used in households as well as in industry and commerce. Commercial refrigerator and freezer units were in use for almost 40 years prior to the common home models. The freezer-over-refrigerator style had been the basic style since the 1940s, until modern, side-by-side refrigerators broke the trend. A vapor compression cycle is used in most household refrigerators, refrigerator–freezers and freezers. Newer refrigerators may include automatic defrosting, chilled water, and ice from a dispenser in the door. Domestic refrigerators and freezers for food storage are made in a range of sizes. Among the smallest are Peltier-type refrigerators designed to chill beverages. A large domestic refrigerator stands as tall as a person and may be about one metre (3 ft 3 in) wide with a capacity of 0.6 m3 (21 cu ft). Refrigerators and freezers may be free-standing, or built into a kitchen. The refrigerator allows the modern household to keep food fresh for longer than before. Freezers allow people to buy perishable food in bulk and eat it at leisure, and make bulk purchases.
A fridge, short for refrigerator, is a large electrical appliance used to store food and drinks at low temperatures to preserve them for longer periods of time. It typically consists of a thermally insulated compartment and a mechanism to transfer heat from it to the external environment, effectively cooling the interior to a temperature below the room temperature. Most fridges also include a freezer compartment for storing frozen goods.
to rub; to fray
Etymology: [AS. frician to dance, from free bold. Cf. Freak, n.]
Fridge are a UK post-rock band, comprising school friends Kieran Hebden, Adem Ilhan, and Sam Jeffers. Initially Hebden played guitar, Ilhan bass, and Jeffers drums, but Hebden and Ilhan soon adopted a variety of other instruments, and by 1999's Eph the sampler was playing an increasingly important role in the group's music. Hebden, Ilhan and Jeffers all attended Elliott School in Putney, which has become regarded as a hotbed for musical talent; other notable alumni including Hot Chip, Burial and The xx - all of which members of Fridge have worked with. Hebden began a solo career in the late 1990s under the name Four Tet while the other two members attended college. Ilhan has also released three solo albums, Homesongs, Love and Other Planets, and Takes under the name Adem. The band's fifth album, The Sun, was released in June 2007. The three musicians have also worked on occasion as the backing band for Badly Drawn Boy, and remixed his single Another Pearl. Fridge also played their first public gig in six years, at Bardens Boudoir in Dalston, London on 9 August 2007. They followed this up with a performance at the 2007 Field Day festival in Victoria Park, London.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
frij, v.t. (Sterne) to rub or fray.
A type of appliance and product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles.
They bought a new fridge when they needed one.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Fridge is ranked #67318 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Fridge surname appeared 293 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Fridge.
64.8% or 190 total occurrences were White.
27.3% or 80 total occurrences were Black.
2.7% or 8 total occurrences were Asian.
2.7% or 8 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2.3% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'fridge' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2308
Rank popularity for the word 'fridge' in Nouns Frequency: #2938
The numerical value of fridge in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of fridge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Disposable incomes have rocketed in China, enabling consumers to splash out on so-called luxury non-essentials like ice cream. More people can now afford to buy a fridge-freezer for their home - especially out in rural areas – encouraging more people to take ice cream home to eat and share, rather than just eat it on-the-go.
Having the ultrasound on the fridge, baby pictures from the womb onward, is extremely compelling for millennials and shows the humanity of the child from the beginning.
It may not take up as much fridge space (as store-bought soft-drinks), but it does take up counter space, i don't know what benefit you're getting.
While sunbathing, I can recharge my phone without using electricity and I have a fridge where water stays cool. When I am on the beach, I used to always look around for a charger and never manage to find any, and the water never stays cool - so it is great and has everything in it, it even has a pocket where I can put a book and it takes no space at all. It also charges on solar power which is very good for the environment.
( Bud Light) BUD LIGHT MIGHT BUY FREE BEER FOR PHILADELPHIA IF THE EAGLES WIN THE SUPER BOWL According to ESPN, each fridge will contain 200-300 16-ounce bottles and only those already in the bar will be eligible. Bud Light, the official beer of the NFL, wanted to support the Ohio team because of their dedicated fan base. The Bud Light Browns ‘ Victory Fridge ’ is a fun way to celebrate and reward a fan base that has never wavered in enthusiasm or dedication for their team no matter what happens, we’re proud to show our support for Cleveland, and we’re always looking to bring NFL fans and friends together for memorable experiences. It’s going to be fun to be part of the celebration when the team earns their first victory of the season.
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