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fridge (n.)

shortened and altered form of refrigerator, 1926, an unusual way of word-formation in English; perhaps influenced by Frigidaire (1919), name of a popular early brand of self-contained automatically operated iceless refrigerator (Frigidaire Corporation, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.), a name suggesting Latin frigidarium "a cooling room in a bath." Frigerator as a colloquial shortening is attested by 1886.

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Definitions of fridge from WordNet

fridge (n.)
a refrigerator in which the coolant is pumped around by an electric motor;
Synonyms: electric refrigerator
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