Origin of refrigeration
Examples from the Web for refrigeration
And once or twice a week, I will brew three gallon batches of iced tea, and put it in refrigeration.How I Write: Michael Connelly
January 8, 2014
The 20th century added vaccination, refrigeration, smoking cessation, and antibiotics.Has Medical Innovation Slowed Down?
May 8, 2013
“Our biggest concern was refrigeration, but we never lost any of it,” he said.New Yorkers Hold on to Their Canned Goods in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy
October 31, 2012
Like most canned foods, its primary reason for existence is a long shelf life and no need for refrigeration.The Weirdest Food Trend Ever
July 15, 2010
But unable to afford the cost of 50 years of refrigeration, he opted for the cut-rate freezing of his head only.Acid Trips and Frozen Heads at San Francisco’s Trippiest Party
February 18, 2009
Refrigeration on shipboard opened up and enlarged the export trade.Apple Growing
M. C. Burritt
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What effect does refrigeration have upon the composition of food?
When he arrived there, it was to find they had no refrigeration facilities.Expediter
Dallas McCord Reynolds
Behold how the sun is imagined to be engendered by refrigeration!Essays and Miscellanies
Word Origin and History for refrigeration
late 15c., "act of cooling or freezing," from Latin refrigerationem (nominative refrigeratio) "a cooling, mitigation of heat," especially in sickness, noun of action from past participle stem of refrigerare, from re- "again" (see re-) + frigerare "make cool," from frigus (genitive frigoris) "cold" (see frigid). Specifically "freezing provisions as a means of preserving them" from 1881.
- The act or process of cooling a substance.
- The act or process of preserving by cooling.
- The reducing of a fever.