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 Why is the refrigerator often termed as fridge?

Answer O.K this is a better question than people are giving you credit for. It's not short for refrigerator (there's no "d" in that) its short for Frigidaire, the first really popular brand of refrigerat... Read More »
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Why is fridge an abbreviation for refrigerator?

Its a contraction of Frigidaire, the name of the company that in 1916 were the first manufacturer of self contained refrigerators.
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What is the difference between a fridge and refrigerator?

i hear that fridge was the first company who has made the refrigerator , i just was a company name its not a device name !! !! i also want to know truth about this confusion and till i got the ab... Read More »
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Do fridge magnets inrceases electricity consumption for a refrigerator?

No, they don't effect electricity consumption one way or another. The magnets would have to be extremely powerful to change the consumption of a refrigerator. If you have any doubts, just remembe... Read More »
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How to Turn Your Mini Fridge Into a Wine Refrigerator?

Wine refrigerators can be very expensive, with even the cheapest models running about two hundred dollars. So why buy one when you can convert your mini-fridge into a fully functioning wine refrige... Read More »
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