reducing bodily heat or fever.
a refrigerant agent, as a drug.
a liquid capable of vaporizing at a low temperature, as ammonia, used in mechanical refrigeration.
a cooling substance, as ice or solid carbon dioxide, used in a refrigerator.
a fluid capable of changes of phase at low temperatures: used as the working fluid of a refrigerator
a cooling substance, such as ice or solid carbon dioxide
(med) an agent that provides a sensation of coolness or reduces fever
causing cooling or freezing
refrigerant re·frig·er·ant (rĭ-frĭj’ər-ənt)
Cooling or freezing; refrigerating.
A substance, such as air, ammonia, water, or carbon dioxide, used to provide cooling either as the working substance of a refrigerator or by direct absorption of heat.
An agent used to reduce fever.
A substance, such as ice or ammonia, used to cool something by absorbing heat from it. Refrigerants are usually substances that evaporate quickly. In the process of evaporation they draw heat from surrounding substances.
verb (used with object), refrigerated, refrigerating. 1. to make or keep cold or cool, as for preservation. verb 1. to make or become frozen or cold, esp for preservative purposes; chill or freeze
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[ri-frij-uh-rey-ter] /rɪˈfrɪdʒ əˌreɪ tər/ noun 1. a box, room, or cabinet in which food, drink, etc., are kept cool by means of ice or mechanical refrigeration. 2. the part of a distilling apparatus that cools the volatile material, causing it to condense; condenser; rectifier. refrigerator /rɪˈfrɪdʒəˌreɪtə/ noun 1. a chamber in which food, drink, etc, […]