refrigerator

Definitions

General English

Agriculture

  • noun a device for cooling produce and keeping it cool

Construction

  • A container or space and the machinery for cooling it.

Electronics

  • A compartment, appliance, room, or other enclosure utilized to keep that inside cooler than a given temperature. An adiabatic demagnetization refrigerator, for instance, can cool to temperatures near absolute zero.

Food

  • A cooled sealed storage box, usually with shelves and a front opening door which maintains food at a preset temperature between 1 and 6°C

Medical

  • noun a machine which cools and keeps things cold
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