re·frig·er·ate

re·frig·er·ate

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  • re|frig|er|ate — «rih FRIHJ uh rayt», transitive verb, at|ed, at|ing. to make or keep (food, drinks, laboratory supplies, or scientific specimens) cold or cool: »Milk, meat, and ice cream must be refrigerated to prevent spoiling. ╂[< Latin refrīgerāre (with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • frig — frig·ate; frig·gle; frig·id; Frig·i·daire; frig·i·dar·i·um; frig·o·rif·ic; frig·o·rim·e·ter; in·frig·i·date; re·frig·er·a·tion; re·frig·er·a·tive; re·frig·er·a·tor; frig; re·frig·er·ant; re·frig·er·a·to·ry; frig·id·ly; frig·id·ness; …   English syllables

  • frig|ate-built — «FRIHG iht BIHLT», adjective. Nautical. having a quarterdeck and forecastle raised above the main deck …   Useful english dictionary

  • frig|ate — «FRIHG iht», noun. 1. a fast, three masted, sailing warship of medium size. Frigates were much used between 1750 and 1860. 2. a small escort vessel equipped to destroy submarines. It belongs to the destroyer class. »Their light coastguard patrol… …   Useful english dictionary

  • frig·ate — /ˈfrıgət/ noun, pl ates [count] : a small and fast military ship …   Useful english dictionary

  • refrigerate — re•frig•er•ate [[t]rɪˈfrɪdʒ əˌreɪt[/t]] v. t. at•ed, at•ing to make or keep cold or cool, as for preservation • Etymology: 1525–35; < L refrīgerātus, ptp. of refrīgerāre to make cool =re re +frīgerāre to make cool, der. of frīgus cold; see ate …   From formal English to slang

  • refrigerate — re|frig|er|ate [ rı frıdʒə,reıt ] verb transitive to keep food or drinks cold by putting them in a refrigerator ╾ re|frig|er|a|tion [ rı,frıdʒə reıʃn ] noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Frigerate — Frig er*ate, v. t. [L. frigerare, fr. frigus cold.] To make cool. [Obs.] Blount …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Refrigerate — Re*frig er*ate ( [=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Refrigerated} ( [=a] t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Refrigerating}.] [L. refrigeratus, p. p. of refrigerare; pref. re re + frigerare to make cool, fr. frigus, frigoris, coolness. See {Frigid}.] To cause to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Refrigerated — Refrigerate Re*frig er*ate ( [=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Refrigerated} ( [=a] t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Refrigerating}.] [L. refrigeratus, p. p. of refrigerare; pref. re re + frigerare to make cool, fr. frigus, frigoris, coolness. See {Frigid}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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