refrigeration

[ ri-frij-uh-rey-shuhn ]
/ rɪˌfrɪdʒ əˈreɪ ʃən /

noun

the act or process of refrigerating.
the state of being refrigerated.

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Origin of refrigeration

1425–75; late Middle English refrigeracion<Latin refrīgerātiōn- (stem of refrīgerātiō). See refrigerate, -ion
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Medical definitions for refrigeration

refrigeration
[ rĭ-frĭj′ə-rāshən ]

n.

The act or process of cooling a substance.
The act or process of preserving by cooling.
The reducing of a fever.

Other words from refrigeration

re•friger•ate′ v.
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