Infrigidation
Infrigidation In*frig`i*da"tion, n. [L. infrigidatio.] The act of chilling or causing to become cold; a chilling; coldness; congelation. [Obs.] --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • Infrigidation — (lat.), Abkühlung, Erkaltenlassen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • infrigidation — early 15c., from L.L. infrigidationem (nom. infrigidatio), noun of action from infrigidare to make cold, from in in, into (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + frigidare, from frigidus cold (see FRIGID (Cf. frigid)). Related: infrigidate …   Etymology dictionary

  • Infrigidation — In|fri|gi|da|ti|on die; <aus gleichbed. lat. infrigidatio zu infrigidare, vgl. ↑infrigidieren> (veraltet) Abkühlung …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • infrigidation — noun the process of cooling or freezing (e.g., food) for preservative purposes • Syn: ↑refrigeration • Derivationally related forms: ↑refrigerate (for: ↑refrigeration) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • air conditioning — Synonyms and related words: adiabatic absorption, adiabatic demagnetization, adiabatic expansion, aerage, aeration, air cooling, airing, blast freezing, chilling, congealment, congelation, cooling, cross ventilation, cryogenics, deep freezing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chilling — Synonyms and related words: ache, aching, adiabatic absorption, adiabatic demagnetization, adiabatic expansion, air conditioning, air cooling, alarming, algific, awing, blast freezing, blast freezing, chilblains, chill, chilliness, cold creeps,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cryogenics — Synonyms and related words: Newtonian physics, absolute zero, acoustics, adiabatic absorption, adiabatic demagnetization, adiabatic expansion, aerophysics, air conditioning, air cooling, algidity, applied physics, astrophysics, basic conductor… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • freezing — Synonyms and related words: Siberian, adiabatic absorption, adiabatic demagnetization, adiabatic expansion, air conditioning, air cooling, algid, algific, anhydration, arctic, below zero, biting, bitter, bitterly cold, blast freezing, blast… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Refrigeration — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Refrigeration >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 refrigeration refrigeration infrigidation reduction of temperature Sgm: N 1 cooling cooling &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 congelation congelation conglaciation| Sgm: N 1 ice ice …   English dictionary for students

  • chilling — I noun the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature • Syn: ↑cooling, ↑temperature reduction • Derivationally related forms: ↑chill, ↑cool (for: ↑cooling) …   Useful english dictionary

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