HyperDic: refrigeration

English > 2 senses of the word refrigeration:
NOUNprocessrefrigeration, infrigidationthe process of cooling or freezing (e.g., food) for preservative purposes
actrefrigerationdeliberately lowering the body's temperature for therapeutic purposes
refrigeration > pronunciation
Soundsrihfrih.jherey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > refrigeration: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process of cooling or freezing (e.g., food) for preservative purposes.
Synonyminfrigidation
Broadercooling, chilling, temperature reductionThe process of becoming cooler
preservationA process that saves organic substances from decay
Spanishenfriamiento, refrigeración
Catalanenfredorament, enfredoriment, refredament, refrigeració
Verbsrefrigeratecool or chill in or as if in a refrigerator
refrigeratepreserve by chilling
English > refrigeration: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningdeliberately lowering the body's temperature for therapeutic purposes.
Example"refrigeration by immersing the patient's body in a cold bath"
Broadertherapy(medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
Spanishrefrigeración

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