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Meaning of REFRIGERATE

Pronunciation:  ri'friju`reyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  cool or chill, as in a refrigerator; "refrigerate this medicine"
  2. [v]  preserve by chilling, as of food
 

REFRIGERATE is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: chill, cool, cool down, keep, preserve

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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 become cool; to make or keep cold or cool.

 

 

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