from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Cooling or freezing; refrigerating.
- adj. Medicine Reducing fever.
- n. A substance, such as air, ammonia, water, or carbon dioxide, used to provide cooling either as the working substance of a refrigerator or by direct absorption of heat.
- n. Medicine An agent used to reduce fever.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. That cools or freezes
- n. A substance used in a heat cycle that undergoes a phase change between gas and liquid to allow the cooling, as in refrigerators, air conditioners, etc.
- n. That which makes cool or cold, such as a medicine for allaying the symptoms of fever.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Cooling; allaying heat or fever.
- n. That which makes to be cool or cold; specifically, a medicine or an application for allaying fever, or the symptoms of fever; -- used also figuratively.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Abating heat; cooling.
- n. Anything which abates the sensation of heat, or cools.
- n. Figuratively, anything which allays or extinguishes.
- n. A refrigerating agent; a refrigerator.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. causing cooling or freezing
- n. any substance used to provide cooling (as in a refrigerator)
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