Refrigerate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈfrɪdʒəreɪt|  American pronunciation of the word refrigerate
Brit.  |rɪˈfrɪdʒəreɪt|  British pronunciation of the word refrigerate

verb

- preserve by chilling

many foods must be refrigerated or else they will spoil

- cool or chill in or as if in a refrigerator

refrigerate this medicine

Examples

Refrigerate the mixture for an hour before serving.

...refrigerate the cake after you frost it so that the frosting doesn't melt...

Refrigerate the mixture overnight.

many foods must be refrigerated or else they will spoil

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: refrigerate
he/she/it: refrigerates
present participle: refrigerating
past tense: refrigerated
past participle: refrigerated
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