Freezer vs Refrigerator - What's the difference?

freezer | refrigerator |

Freezer is a see also of refrigerator.


As nouns the difference between freezer and refrigerator

is that freezer is an appliance or room used to store food or other perishable items at temperatures below 0 celsius (32° fahrenheit) while refrigerator is a household appliance used for keeping food fresh by refrigeration (short form fridge ).

freezer

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An appliance or room used to store food or other perishable items at temperatures below 0 Celsius (32° Fahrenheit).
  • The section of a refrigerator used to store food or other perishable items at a temperature below 0° Celsius (32° Fahrenheit).
  • Synonyms

    * cooler (room) * walk-in freezer (room) * deep freezer, deep-freezer (stand-alone appliance)

    Derived terms

    * deepfreeze, deep-freeze, deep freeze * freezer bag * freezer burn * fridge-freezer * freezer paper * freezer-proof

    See also

    * fridge * icebox * refrigerator ----

    refrigerator

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A household appliance used for keeping food fresh by refrigeration (short form fridge ).
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  • One who has a chilling influence.
  • * Charles Dickens, Bleak House
  • in a state of sublime satisfaction, he moves among the company, a magnificent refrigerator .

    Synonyms

    * fridge, frigerator * icebox

    Derived terms

    * refrigerator-freezer * refrigerator mother * refrigerator pie

    See also

    * cooler * freezer * icebox ----