Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Cooling; mitigating heat.
  • noun Anything which refrigerates; a refrigerant; a refrigerator; any vessel, chamber, or pipe in which cooling is effected.

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

  • noun In distillation, a vessel filled with cold water, surrounding the worm, the vapor in which is thereby condensed.
  • noun The chamber, or tank, in which ice is formed, in an ice machine.
  • adjective Mitigating heat; cooling.

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

  • noun dated That which refrigerates or cools.

Etymologies

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Compare French réfrigératoire.

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