cold room

cold room

A room where low temperatures are maintained; a refrigeration room.
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she hath scarce lain in a week, and there was she, this dreadful weather, in a cold room, without any curtains to her bed, and not a bushel of coals in her house to supply her with fire; her second son, that sweet little fellow, lies ill of a quinzy in the same bed with his mother; for there is no other bed in the house.
As for other acquaintances, there is a chill air surrounding those who are down in the world, and people are glad to get away from them, as from a cold room; human beings, mere men and women, without furniture, without anything to offer you, who have ceased to count as anybody, present an embarrassing negation of reasons for wishing to see them, or of subjects on which to converse with them.
I began to grow vexed with him; it seemed so downright senseless and insane to be sitting there all day and half the night on his hams in a cold room, holding a piece of wood on his head.
His face was bright with the creative glow, though she shivered in the cold room and had been struck by the coldness of his hands at greeting.
"If," she continued, as Minora made no reply appreciative of this suggestion, "you were to call unexpectedly, the bad luck which pursues the innocent would most likely make you hit on a washing-day, and the distracted mistress of the house would keep you waiting in the cold room so long while she changed her dress, that you would begin to fear you were to be left to perish from want and hunger; and when she did appear, would show by the bitterness of her welcoming smile the rage that was boiling in her heart."
Her mohair shawl I sold for drink, a present to her long ago, her own property, not mine; and we live in a cold room and she caught cold this winter and has begun coughing and spitting blood too.
Just a common block of firewood, one of those thick, solid logs that are put on the fire in winter to make cold rooms cozy and warm.
He said the cold room that was installed had temperature fluctuations, which were identified to be due to gas leakage, but noted that the problem was attended to.
Kenyan start-up FreshBox is introducing sustainable refrigeration to East African produce markets with its solarpowered, walk-in cold rooms. FreshBox's flagship unit is a solar-powered, walk-in cold room that can hold over 2100 kg of fruits and vegetables, and can reach temperatures below freezing point.
Last month, acting Health executive Charles Kerich said the hospital had finally been equipped with a cold room.
'The stalls contain for 1000 meat sellers, 170 shops, administrative building, clinic, canteen, cold room, incinerator and a car park that can accommodate 300 vehicles.