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What is the American word for refrigerator?

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March 29, 2014 6:02PM

Frigidaire was a brand name which was shortend to "Fridge" and used generically for all brands.

"Icebox" is also used, but "fridge" is more common. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, "fridge" is a shortened form of "refrigerator," although the brand-name Frigidaire may have contributed to it's continued popularity.