from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An insulated chest or box into which ice is placed, used for cooling and preserving food.
- n. A refrigerator.
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- n. A compartment in a refrigerator that is colder than the rest of the refrigerator and is used as a freezer.
- adj. agreeable, awesome. (as a superlative of cool)
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. white goods in which food can be stored at low temperatures
I started two days ago, emptying and filling the tray again - not continuously, just when I had the chance - and now my icebox is full of cute and slightly menacing Halloween ice cubes!
The icebox was a refrigerator that looked almost the same as the one at Justin's house back in the home timeline, except that one wasn't pink.
Even what's referred to as the icebox of the nation, International Falls, had its warmest March ever.
It may be too late to sway your vote for the presidential election, but Philadelphia Sculptors, a local coalition of artists, has put this show together in the Crane Arts Building in a room ironically called the icebox to bring consciousness to the topic in a new and profound way.
Maybe this is just a sign of my middle age, but I still use terms like "icebox" even though the thing in the kitchen that keeps food cold isn't technically a box with a block of ice in the top.
The example they used was the old fashioned "icebox".
Then the Chairman turns to something truly important: the freezing cold temperatures in our "icebox," noting correctly that we are cheering the fact that the AC here is crapped out.
I get funny looks if I say "icebox" for refrigerator; I don't know if that's a dialect difference or a generational difference.
Zundfolge: My father called the refrigerator the "icebox" and his stereo system the "vic" short for Victrola.
Beitelheim, the esteemed but scumbaggy child psychiatrist believed that autism was caused by "icebox" mothers.