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re•frig•er•ant



Pronunciation: (ri-frij'ur-unt), [key]
adj.
1. refrigerating; cooling.
2. reducing bodily heat or fever.

n.
1. a refrigerant agent, as a drug.
2. a liquid capable of vaporizing at a low temperature, as ammonia, used in mechanical refrigeration.
3. a cooling substance, as ice or solid carbon dioxide, used in a refrigerator.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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