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refrigerant

adjective re·frig·er·ant \ ri-ˈfri-jə-rənt , -ˈfrij-rənt \
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

Definition of refrigerant

: allaying heat or fever

First Known Use of refrigerant

1599

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refrigerant

noun

Definition of refrigerant

: a refrigerant agent or agency: such as
a : a medication for reducing body heat
b : a substance used in refrigeration

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First Known Use of refrigerant

1676

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refrigerant

adjective re·frig·er·ant \ ri-ˈfrij-(ə-)rənt \

medical Definition of refrigerant

: allaying heat or fever

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refrigerant

noun

medical Definition of refrigerant

: a medicine or an application for allaying fever or its symptoms

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