refrigerant: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ri-frij'ur-unt), [key]
— adj.
  1. refrigerating; cooling.
  2. reducing bodily heat or fever.
  1. a refrigerant agent, as a drug.
  2. a liquid capable of vaporizing at a low temperature, as ammonia, used in mechanical refrigeration.
  3. a cooling substance, as ice or solid carbon dioxide, used in a refrigerator.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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