[ frig-uh-rif-ik ]
/ ˌfrɪg əˈrɪf ɪk /
causing or producing cold.
Words nearby frigorific
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Examples from the Web for frigorific
This vaporization of liquids is a frigorific or cooling process, and when most rapid the frigorific effect reaches its maximum.
British Dictionary definitions for frigorific
/ (ˌfrɪɡəˈrɪfɪk) /
obsolete causing cold or freezing
Word Origin for frigorific
C17: from French frigorifique, from Latin frīgorificus, from frīgus cold, coldness + facere to make
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