refrigeration anesthesia n.
[ri-frij-uh-rey-shuh n] /rɪˌfrɪdʒ əˈreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of refrigerating. 2. the state of being refrigerated. refrigeration re·frig·er·a·tion (rĭ-frĭj’ə-rā’shən) n. The act or process of cooling a substance. The act or process of preserving by cooling. The reducing of a fever. re·frig’er·ate’ v. re·frig’er·a’tive or re·frig’er·a·to’ry (-ər-ə-tôr’ē) adj.
[ri-jen-er-uh-tiv, -uh-rey-tiv] /rɪˈdʒɛn ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by regeneration. 2. tending to regenerate.
noun 1. Physics. a method of cooling a gas, utilizing the rapid expansion of a compressed portion of the gas, before it becomes liquid, to cool the remainder. 2. Rocketry. the cooling of a reaction engine by circulating around it the liquid propellant prior to its use in the combustion chamber of the engine, the […]
noun 1. a furnace in which the incoming air is heated by regenerators.