refrigerate

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Etymology[edit]

From participle stem of Latin refrigerare (to make cold), from re- + frigerare.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɹɪˈfɹɪdʒəɹeɪt/

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refrigerate (third-person singular simple present refrigerates, present participle refrigerating, simple past and past participle refrigerated)

  1. (transitive, obsolete in general sense) To cool down, make cool.
  2. (transitive) Now specifically, to keep cool by containing within a refrigerator.
    Please refrigerate your uncooked meats at or below 40° Fahrenheit.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

refrigerate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of refrigerare
  2. second-person plural imperative of refrigerare
  3. feminine plural of refrigerato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

rēfrīgerāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of rēfrīgerō