Refrigerator car(Railroad), a freight car constructed as a refrigerator, for the transportation of fresh meats, fish, etc., in a temperature kept cool by ice.

(Re*frig"er*a*to*ry) a. [L. refrigeratorius.] Mitigating heat; cooling.

(Re*frig"er*a*to*ry), n.; pl. -ries [CF. F. réfrigératoire.] That which refrigerates or cools. Specifically: (a) In distillation, a vessel filled with cold water, surrounding the worm, the vapor in which is thereby condensed. (b) The chamber, or tank, in which ice is formed, in an ice machine.

(||Ref`ri*ge"ri*um) n. [L.] Cooling refreshment; refrigeration. [Obs.] South.

(Re*frin"gen*cy) n. The power possessed by a substance to refract a ray; as, different substances have different refringencies. Nichol.

Refreshful to Regard

(Re*fresh"ful) a. Full of power to refresh; refreshing.Re*fresh"ful*ly, adv.

(Re*fresh"ing), a. Reviving; reanimating.Re*fresh"ing*ly, adv.Re*fresh"ing*ness, n.

(Re*fresh"ment) n. [CF. OF. refreschissement, F. rafraîchissement.]

1. The act of refreshing, or the state of being refreshed; restoration of strength, spirit, vigor, or liveliness; relief after suffering; new life or animation after depression.

2. That which refreshes; means of restoration or reanimation; especially, an article of food or drink.

(Re*fret") n. [OF. refret, L. refractus, p. p. See Refrain, n., Refract.] Refrain. [Obs.] Bailey.

(Re*freyd") v. t. [OF. refreidier.] To chill; to cool. [Obs.]

Refreyded by sickness . . . or by cold drinks.

(Ref`ri*ca"tion) n. [L. refricare to rub again.] A rubbing up afresh; a brightening. [Obs.]

A continual refrication of the memory.
Bp. Hall.

(Re*frig"er*ant) a. [L. refrigerans, p. pr. of refrigerare: cf. F. réfrigérant. See Refrigerate.] Cooling; allaying heat or fever. Bacon.

(Re*frig"er*ant), n. That which makes to be cool or cold; specifically, a medicine or an application for allaying fever, or the symptoms of fever; — used also figuratively. Holland. "A refrigerant to passion." Blair.

(Re*frig"er*ate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Refrigerated (- a`ted); p. pr. & vb. n. Refrigerating.] [L. refrigeratus, p. p. of refrigerare; pref. re- re- + frigerare to make cool, fr. frigus, frigoris, coolness. See Frigid.] To cause to become cool; to make or keep cold or cool.

(Re*frig`er*a"tion) n. [Cf. F. réfrigération, L. refrigeratio.] The act or process of refrigerating or cooling, or the state of being cooled.

(Re*frig"er*a*tive) a. [Cf. F. réfrigératif.] Cooling; allaying heat.n. A refrigerant.

Crazed brains should come under a refrigerative treatment.
I. Taylor.

(Re*frig"er*a`tor) n. That which refrigerates or makes cold; that which keeps cool. Specifically: (a) A box or room for keeping food or other articles cool, usually by means of ice. (b) An apparatus for rapidly cooling heated liquids or vapors, connected with a still, etc.

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