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refrigerant

Definitions of refrigerant
  1. noun
    any substance used to provide cooling (as in a refrigerator)
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    types:
    cryogen
    a liquid that boils at below -160 C and is used as a refrigerant
    liquid nitrogen
    nitrogen in a liquid state
    liquid air
    air in a liquid state
    type of:
    substance
    a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
  2. adjective
    causing cooling or freezing
    “a refrigerant substance such as ice or solid carbon dioxide”
    synonyms: refrigerating
    cold
    having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
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