Refrigeration - definition, transcription

Amer.  |rəˌfrɪdʒəˈreɪʃən|
Brit.  |rɪˌfrɪdʒəˈreɪʃən|

noun

- the process of cooling or freezing (e.g., food) for preservative purposes (syn: infrigidation)
- deliberately lowering the body's temperature for therapeutic purposes

refrigeration by immersing the patient's body in a cold bath

Examples

Refrigerate the mixture for an hour before serving.

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

refrigeration by immersing the patient's body in a cold bath

...in the days before refrigeration, spoilage was a constant problem...

refrigeration delayed the softening of the fruit

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