Re*frig"er*a*to*ry (-?*t?*r?), a. [L. refrigeratorius.]

Mitigating heat; cooling.


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Re*frig"er*a*to*ry, n.; pl. -ries (-frz). [CF. F. r'efrig'eratoire.]

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.


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