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Icebox - Wikipedia


An icebox is a compact non-mechanical refrigerator which was a common kitchen appliance before the development of safe powered refrigeration devices.

What is the difference between an ice box and a refrigerator ...


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.

What's an Ice Box? - DeForest Area Historical Society

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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 | Define Icebox at Dictionary.com


Icebox definition, an insulated cabinet or chest with a partition for ice, used for preserving or cooling food, beverages, etc. See more.

Ice house - The Ultimate History Project


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 ...

History of the Refrigerator - Keep It Cool


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 England.

Antique Ice Boxes | eBay


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 ...

Actually using an icebox? - Chowhound


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 ...

Urban Dictionary: ice box

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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.

Icebox | Definition of Icebox by Merriam-Webster


Define icebox: refrigerator. ... refrigerator. See icebox defined for English- language learners. See icebox defined for kids. See words that rhyme with icebox ...

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The Historical Society: Ice Boxes vs. Refrigerators


Dec 12, 2013 ... That is the chart for “ice box” vs. “refrigerator.” (For what it's worth, icebox [one word] looks almost identical.) What I really appreciate about that ...

Keeping your (food) cool: From ice harvesting to electric refrigeration ...


Apr 29, 2015 ... 1920s icebox. Into the 1930s, households used large blocks of ice to keep food cold in "iceboxes." This photo is from the 1920s. Courtesy of the ...

What is an Ice Box? (with picture) - wiseGEEK


An ice box is a large box that's used to hold foods that need to be kept cold. Ice boxes are kept cold by large blocks of ice...