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1. The act or process of refrigerating or cooling a substance.
2. The state of being refrigerated.
3. The process of reducing the temperature; especially, the body temperature of patients and experimental animals.
Word Entries containing the term: “refrigeration
absorption cycle, absorption refrigeration, absorption cooling
A process within a refrigeration system during which the primary fluid (the refrigerant) and the secondary fluid (the absorbent) mix after the refrigerant leaves the evaporator.
This entry is located in the following unit: sorb-, sorpt- + (page 2)
mechanical refrigeration
1. A standard process of refrigeration, in which a motor-driven compressor drives the circulation of a refrigerant through a closed loop, so that the refrigerant withdraws heat energy from the load (space to be cooled) as it changes from a liquid to a gaseous state.
2. The removal of heat by utilizing a refrigerant subjected to cycles of refrigerating thermodynamics and employing a mechanical compressor.