frigorific

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See also: frigorífic

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin frigorificus; frigus, frigoris (cold) + facere (to make): compare French frigorifique.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

frigorific (comparative more frigorific, superlative most frigorific)

  1. Causing to cool or chill.
    Antonym: calorific
    • 1801, Richard Walker, "On the Production of artificial Cold by Means of Muriate of Lime," Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, page 124:
      "Pr. LOWITZ has discovered a single frigorific mixture, by which quicksilver may be frozen..."
    • 2007, C.A. Hidalgo et al., "The Product Space Conditions the Development of Nations," Science 317(5837):
      "They would certainly have the soil, climate, packing technologies, and frigorific trucks."

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French frigorifique, from Latin frigorificus.

Adjective[edit]

frigorific m or n (feminine singular frigorifică, masculine plural frigorifici, feminine and neuter plural frigorifice)

  1. refrigerating

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