An appliance, cabinet, or room for storing food or other substances at a low temperature.(noun)
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Use "refrigerator" in a sentence
"Leo Kanner in a 1949 paper identified "parental coldness" and a "lack of maternal warmth" in the parents of autistic children, leading to the term refrigerator mother."
"Just checked and the jar in the refrigerator is almost empty."
"In high-heat areas, the refrigerator is a good place to keep it."