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tr.v. re·frig·er·at·ed, re·frig·er·at·ing, re·frig·er·ates
1. To cool or chill (a substance).
2. To preserve (food) by chilling.

[Latin refrīgerāre, refrīgerāt- : re-, re- + frīgerāre, to make cool (from frīgus, frīgor-, coldness).]

re·frig′er·a′tion n.
re·frig′er·a′tive, re·frig′er·a·to′ry (-ər-ə-tôr′ē) adj.
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made frozen or cold, esp for preservative purposes; chilled or frozenhaving a chilled compartment for storing food
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.refrigerated - made or kept cold by refrigeration; "keep the milk refrigerated"; "a refrigerated truck"
cold - having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer"
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[rɪˈfrɪdʒəreɪtɪd] adj
[food] → réfrigéré(e)
[room, storage] → réfrigéré(e)
refrigerated display cabinet → vitrine f réfrigérée refrigerated lorryrefrigerated lorry (British) refrigerated truck ncamion m réfrigéré
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