An icebox is a compact non-mechanical refrigerator which was a common
kitchen appliance before the development of safe powered refrigeration devices.
An icebox is an insulated box that is cooled by ice, while a refrigerator is an
electrical appliance that is cooled by a refrigerant and a complex set of parts.
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conjures up a very specific image: a large wooden box, zinc or tin-lined, with a
compartment for large chunks of ice and an area with shelves for storing ...
Icebox definition, an insulated cabinet or chest with a partition for ice, used for
preserving or cooling food, beverages, etc. See more.
While ice caves, ice pits and spring houses and other structures have a much ....
Ice boxes appeared in English and American homes shortly after the ice trade ...
Snow and ice, cool streams, springs, caves and cellars were long ago used to
refrigerate ... At the beginning of the 19th century, ice boxes were used in
This is a nice early 1900's wooden oak ice box for food refrigeration before they
had electric refrigerators. Comes with original metal shelf (left side) and 2 racks ...
Nov 28, 2008 ... I'm fascinated by the idea of actually using an icebox as it would have been at the
turn of the 20th century. Does anyone know the specifics of ...
Top Definition. ice box. The female equivalent of blue balls. That asshole ditched
me on our date, and I had to go home with an ice box. by JRae April 26, 2005.
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