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Definition of "frigorific" [frig•o•rif•ic]

  • Causing coldness; chilling. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "frigorific" in a sentence
  • "The term is applicable to machines or devices that force the heat transfer; for example, fans, frigorific, percolators, radiators, etc."
  • "It is the chilling influence of the ethereal stream which originated the idea among philosophers, of _frigorific impressions, darted from a clear sky_."
  • "In fact, the exhaust of the steam engine which actuates the sulphurous anhydride pump is directed into a worm which circulates through the first boiler, A, and the refrigerator, H, of the frigorific machine keeps up the second rectification, which was brought about below the surrounding temperature, and which for this reason takes place without necessitating any combustion of coal."
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