Definition of Infrigidation

1. Noun. The process of cooling or freezing (e.g., food) for preservative purposes.

Exact synonyms: Refrigeration
Generic synonyms: Chilling, Cooling, Temperature Reduction, Preservation
Derivative terms: Refrigerate, Refrigerate



Definition of Infrigidation

1. n. The act of chilling or causing to become cold; a chilling; coldness; congelation.

Definition of Infrigidation

1. Noun. (obsolete) The act of chilling or making cold; congelation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Infrigidation

infratrochlear nerve
infraumbilical
infraversion
infravision
infrequence
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infrequency
infrequent
infrequently
infriction
infrictions
infrigidate
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infrigidation (current term)
infringe
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infringement
infringement of copyright
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infructescence
infructescences
infructuose
infructuous

Literary usage of Infrigidation

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1. An Historical and Critical Dictionary by Pierre Bayle (1826)
"He adds that St Joseph had the gift which they call infrigidation, ... The gift of infrigidation ought to be that which makes those cold who come near us; ..."

2. The Tatler by Joseph Addison, Alexander Chalmers, Richard Steele (1822)
"This the scoffers of those days called, ' The gift of infrigidation,' and took occasion from it to rally her face, rather than admire her virtue. ..."

3. The British Essayists edited by Alexander Chalmers (1808)
"This the scoffers of those days called, " The gift of infrigidation," and took occasion from it to rally her face, rather than admire her virtue. ..."

4. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1895)
"... "the gift of infrigidation." According to Bayle, in the life of Antoinette Bourignon in his Dictionary, she shared this gift with St. Joseph. ..."

5. Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases Classified and Arranged So as to by Peter Mark Roget (1916)
"... calcination ; in-, cine- ration ; carbonization. frigeration, infrigidation, reduction of temperature; cooling &c. v. ; con-gelation, ..."

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