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Meaning of REFRIGERANT

Pronunciation:  ri'freejurunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a substance used to provide cooling (as in a refrigerator)
  2. [adj]  causing cooling or freezing; "a refrigerant substance such as ice or solid carbon dioxide"
 

REFRIGERANT is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: cold, refrigerating
 
 See Also: cryogen, matter, substance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*frig"er*ant\ (r?*fr?j"?r-ant), a. [L.
    refrigerans, p. pr. of refrigerare: cf. F. r['e]frig['e]rant.
    See {Refrigerate}.]
    Cooling; allaying heat or fever. --Bacon.
    
    
  2. \Re*frig"er*ant\, n.
    That which makes to be cool or cold; specifically, a medicine
    or an application for allaying fever, or the symptoms of
    fever; -- used also figuratively. --Holland. ``A refrigerant
    to passion.'' --Blair.
    
    
 

 

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