A refrigerator is a kitchen appliance where you can store your perishable food at a cool temperature. You should store your milk and meat in the refrigerator to keep them from spoiling.

The term refrigerator is often shortened to fridge, and because of this, people often mistakenly try to spell refrigerator with a d. Refrigerators come in all sizes, from a small cube that is often used in college dorm rooms by students trying to keep a six-pack of soda cool, to a huge walk-in refrigerator that might be used at a restaurant to cool all the ingredients for the week's meals.

Definitions of refrigerator
  1. noun
    white goods in which food can be stored at low temperatures
    synonyms: icebox
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    cooler, ice chest
    a refrigerator for cooling liquids
    electric refrigerator, fridge
    a refrigerator in which the coolant is pumped around by an electric motor
    Deepfreeze, deep freezer, deep-freeze, freezer
    electric refrigerator (trade name Deepfreeze) in which food is frozen and stored for long periods of time
    ice machine
    an electric refrigerator to supply ice cubes
    type of:
    white goods
    large electrical home appliances (refrigerators or washing machines etc.) that are typically finished in white enamel
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