refrigerator

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noun re·frig·er·a·tor \ri-ˈfri-jə-ˌrā-tər\

Definition of refrigerator

  1. :  something that refrigerates; especially :  a room or appliance for keeping food or other items cool

1611

First Known Use of refrigerator

1611

Other Household Terms



REFRIGERATOR Defined for English Language Learners

refrigerator

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noun re·frig·er·a·tor \ri-ˈfri-jə-ˌrā-tər\

Definition of refrigerator for English Language Learners

  • : a device or room that is used to keep things (such as food and drinks) cold


REFRIGERATOR Defined for Kids

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noun re·frig·er·a·tor \ri-ˈfri-jə-ˌrā-tər\

Definition of refrigerator for Students

  1. :  a device or room for keeping articles (as food) cool



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