- refresher course,
- refried beans,
- refrigeration anesthesia,
- refrigerator car
Origin of refrigerant
Examples from the Web for refrigerant
Occasionally alcohol or vinegar may be added with advantage to the water, with the view of increasing its refrigerant effects.
Diuretic, febrifuge, and refrigerant; one half to one ounce.Cattle and Their Diseases|Robert Jennings
If the inflammation is severe, let the patient use a refrigerant lotion.One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed|C. A. Bogardus
As a refrigerant and diaphoretic in febrile affections; taken late in the evening.
If the inflammation is severe, take a purgative and use a refrigerant lotion.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million|Sarah Josepha Hale
1590s, originally in medicine; from Latin refrigerans, present participle of refrigerare "make cool or cold" (see refrigeration). As a noun from 1670s.