Refrigerator - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈfrɪdʒəreɪtər|  American pronunciation of the word refrigerator
Brit.  |rɪˈfrɪdʒəreɪtə|  British pronunciation of the word refrigerator

noun

- white goods in which food can be stored at low temperatures (syn: icebox)

Examples

There's already an open jar of pickles in the refrigerator.

A delivery charge for the refrigerator

The meat was kept fresh in the refrigerator.

the quiet hum of the refrigerator

She taped a note to the refrigerator.

...a dozen magnets clinging to the refrigerator...

...a one-year warranty for the refrigerator...

The refrigerator has a separate compartment for meats.

Has the refrigerator defrosted yet?

We'll need a dolly to move the refrigerator.

...you'd think these refrigerator magnets would have better adherence—they fall off every time I open the door...

The refrigerator hummed in the background.

I wasn't expecting guests, so I had to improvise a meal with what I had in my refrigerator.

We're modernizing our kitchen with a new oven, refrigerator, and dishwasher.

...what sort of person would pilfer lunches from the office refrigerator?...

Word forms

noun
singular: refrigerator
plural: refrigerators
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