Part of speech: noun

That which makes or keeps cold; a box or room for keeping articles cool by means of ice.

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Usage examples "refrigerator":

  1. Her filet, which the butcher had that morning declared he never separated from the contiguous portions for any one, but had very soon afterward cut out for her, lay in the refrigerator, awaiting her pleasure and convenience. - "The Girl at Cobhurst", Frank Richard Stockton.
  2. Fold in three as before, put it on a plate and set in a refrigerator for from ten to twenty minutes. - "Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks", Pierre Blot.
  3. I suppose you have your refrigerator sunk beside the spring, eh? - "Every Man for Himself", Hopkins Moorhouse.