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Subject (food or drink) to cold in order to chill or preserve it, typically by placing it in a refrigerator.‘refrigerate the dough for one hour’
keep cold, cool, cool down, chillfreeze, deep-freeze, iceView synonyms
- ‘Ask train or airline personnel to refrigerate medications that need to be kept cool.’
- ‘Leave to cool in the tin before cutting, then refrigerate until completely cold before removing from the tin.’
- ‘They will be lighter if you refrigerate the dough prior to boiling.’
- ‘Once cold, strain into a bowl and refrigerate until very cold.’
- ‘It allows people to irrigate their farmland, refrigerate their vaccines, and run their machines.’
- ‘Hurricane victims can use ice to refrigerate food, preserve medicine, and cool off in the summer heat.’
- ‘Never refrigerate tomatoes that are not fully ripe because cold temperatures stop the ripening process.’
- ‘Wrapping and refrigerating leftovers is very important.’
- ‘You can make the soup immediately, refrigerate the stock for several days, or freeze it.’
- ‘They're in a situation where they have no electricity, therefore no way of refrigerating their catch.’
- ‘Be sure to refrigerate the starter culture in a clean, air-tight container.’
- ‘We buy the bulbs in the fall, refrigerate them for six to eight weeks, then plant them after Christmas.’
- ‘If the room temperature is above 90 F, refrigerate perishable foods within one hour.’
- ‘Once you have eaten the main course - before you have coffee and dessert - promptly refrigerate leftovers.’
- ‘Put the tulip bulbs in a paper bag and refrigerate it for 6 to 8 weeks, but keep them away from the fruit.’
- ‘Save the water from the steaming process in a covered container and refrigerate it.’
- ‘All you have to do is rinse the sprouts once a day and refrigerate them once they have sprouted.’
- ‘Cover the bowl of dough with plastic wrap, and refrigerate it for one hour.’
- ‘Cover and refrigerate it for a week before using for best flavor.’
- ‘At this point, you can refrigerate the squash for up to three days, or cook it immediately.’
Late Middle English: from Latin refrigerat- made cool, from the verb refrigerare, from re- back + frigus, frigor- cold.
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