Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A refrigerator.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To rub; fray.
  • To move rapidly; frisk or dance about.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To rub; to fray.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A refrigerator.
  • verb archaic To rub, chafe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a refrigerator in which the coolant is pumped around by an electric motor

Etymologies

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Abbreviation of refrigerator

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Probably imitatory; compare frig.

Examples

  • A whole cheesecake in the fridge is a dangerous thing.

    Chicken Thighs and Working Hard

  • On the fridge is a piece of paper with the meals we decided in advance we'd like to make in the right-hand column, with the shopping list for those meals on the left-hand side.

    mrissa: Having, eating.

  • But the fridge is an easy place to start. saintseminole

    Make Your Refrigerator Far More Efficient | Lifehacker Australia

  • Of course, my fridge is an analogy for the rest of my life.

    Dru Blood - I believe in the inherent goodness of all beings: December 2004 Archives

  • Of course, my fridge is an analogy for the rest of my life.

    Dru Blood - I believe in the inherent goodness of all beings: Sustainability.

  • Near the top of every economic cycle I reach into what I call my fridge and medicine chest stocks, all of which have been thrown away because no one wants dowdy old Procter or General Mills or Colgate when things are booming.

    Jim Cramer's Real Money

  • Near the top of every economic cycle I reach into what I call my fridge and medicine chest stocks, all of which have been thrown away because no one wants dowdy old Procter or General Mills or Colgate when things are booming.

    Jim Cramer's Real Money

  • Transfer to a bowl, cover with parchment, and let cool in fridge, at least 1 1/2 hours.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • I'm completely guilty of the "European" method of shopping - I'm perfectly content to run out for bits and pieces of the evening meal each day, picking up produce that's fresh and bright (provided I'm lucky enough to be there shortly after stocking) and arriving home only to find that there was an extra whatever lurking in the fridge from the big shopping the weekend before.

    Definitely Not "Just Bananas"

  • I'm completely guilty of the "European" method of shopping - I'm perfectly content to run out for bits and pieces of the evening meal each day, picking up produce that's fresh and bright (provided I'm lucky enough to be there shortly after stocking) and arriving home only to find that there was an extra whatever lurking in the fridge from the big shopping the weekend before.

    Archive 2009-04-01

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  • cheese

    August 7, 2011

  • goat

    August 8, 2011

  • blueberries

    August 8, 2011

  • the other goat

    August 8, 2011

  • chilled wine

    August 8, 2011

  • chile-cheese rice casserole

    August 9, 2011

  • Is that cheese done maturing? How about the wine? I bet the goats are.

    August 23, 2011

  • mature goat cheese

    August 23, 2011

  • great. I followed that link to a food blog and now I'm craving doughnuts!!

    August 23, 2011

  • dang, the recipe is in metric :(

    August 23, 2011