AskDefine | Define cooling

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cooling

Noun

1 the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature [syn: chilling, temperature reduction]
2 a mechanism for keeping something cool; "the cooling was overhead fans" [syn: cooling system]

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English

Verb form

cooling
  1. present participle of cool

Translations

refrigeration

Adjective

  1. that cools

Translations

that cools

Extensive Definition

Cooling is the transfer of thermal energy via thermal radiation, heat conduction or convection. It may also refer to:

Devices

Places

cooling in German: Abkühlung
cooling in French: Refroidissement
cooling in Italian: Raffreddamento
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