refrigeration

Definitions of refrigeration
  1. noun
    the process of cooling or freezing (e.g., food) for preservative purposes
    synonyms: infrigidation
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    type of:
    chilling, cooling, temperature reduction
    the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature
    preservation
    a process that saves organic substances from decay
  2. noun
    deliberately lowering the body's temperature for therapeutic purposes
    refrigeration by immersing the patient's body in a cold bath”
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    type of:
    therapy
    (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
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