What does refrigerator mean?

Definitions for refrigerator
rɪˈfrɪdʒ əˌreɪ tərre·fri·ger·a·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. refrigerator, iceboxnoun

    white goods in which food can be stored at low temperatures

Wiktionary

  1. refrigeratornoun

    A household appliance used for keeping food fresh by refrigeration (short form fridge).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Refrigeratornoun

    that which refrigerates or makes cold; that which keeps cool

  2. Refrigeratornoun

    a box or room for keeping food or other articles cool, usually by means of ice

  3. Refrigeratornoun

    an apparatus for rapidly cooling heated liquids or vapors, connected with a still, etc

Freebase

  1. Refrigerator

    A refrigerator is a common household appliance that consists of a thermally insulated compartment and a heat pump that transfers heat from the inside of the fridge to its external environment so that the inside of the fridge is cooled to a temperature below the ambient temperature of the room. Cooling is a popular food storage technique in developed countries. Lower temperatures in a confined volume 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. Optimum temperature range for perishable food storage is 3 to 5 °C. A similar device that maintains a temperature below the freezing point of water is called a freezer. The refrigerator replaced the icebox, which was a common household appliance for almost a century and a half prior. For this reason, a refrigerator is sometimes referred to as an icebox.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of refrigerator in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of refrigerator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of refrigerator in a Sentence

  1. Lisa Steele:

    You can freeze egg whites or put them in the refrigerator if you're going to use them in a day or so.

  2. Valentyna Yefimova:

    We were sitting inside when the shelling started … and then a shell landed on the corner of the house, but we were lucky as the blast threw the refrigerator onto us and it protected us from splinters.

  3. Carlos Eliason:

    We realize that Sacramento River's unpleasant, the earthy taste that some of our customers are experiencing is harmless and can be neutralized by adding some lemon or putting it in the refrigerator.

  4. Jordy Hendrikx:

    Think of it like a very sophisticated version of the ice maker in your refrigerator, but then on steroids.

  5. Steve Francis:

    Its such a commodity to us, were taking the full steps to make sure that the vaccines secure. Who is first in linehas yet to be decided. But Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said the hope is that enough doses are available by the end of January to vaccinate adults over age 65, who are at the highest risk from the coronavirus, and health care workers.Dr. Anthony Fauci, the U.S. governments top infectious-diseases expert, said it may take until spring or summer before anyone who is not high risk and wants a shot can get one. States already are gearing up for what is expected to be the biggest vaccination campaign in U.S. history. First the shots have to arrive where theyre needed, and Pfizers must be kept at ultra-cold temperatures around minus 94 degrees Fahrenheit, or minus 70 degrees Celsius. Modernas vaccine also starts off frozen, but the company said it can be thawed and kept in a regular refrigerator for 30 days, easing that concern. Governments in other countries and the World Health Organization, which aims to buy doses for poor nations, will have to decide separately if and when vaccines should be rolled out broadly. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE Meanwhile, Homeland Security investigators and others are trying to send the message now to the public before the vaccines are approved and begin distribution. They say people should only get a vaccine from an approved medical provider. They shouldnt respond to calls seeking personal information. And they shouldnt click on social media posts purporting to sell cures. If it sounds too good to be true, it is.

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