[ frig-uh-rif-ik ]
/ ˌfrɪg əˈrɪf ɪk /
causing or producing cold.
HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Test your memory on these verbal firecrackers from the week of June 29 to July 5!
Question 1 of 7
Words nearby frigorific
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences 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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012