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[ahys-boks] /ˈaɪsˌbɒks/

an insulated cabinet or chest with a partition for , used for preserving or cooling food, beverages, etc.
Older Use. an electric or gas refrigerator.
Nautical. an enclosed area in the bottom of a vessel through which sea water can be pumped up for use in the condenser in icy waters.
Slang. an isolation cell in a prison.
a compartment in a refrigerator for storing or making ice
an insulated cabinet packed with ice for storing food
(US & Canadian) a refrigerator

also ice-box, 1839, from ice (n.) + box (n.).



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