Definition of Coolant

1. Noun. A fluid agent (gas or liquid) that produces cooling; especially one used to cool a system by transferring heat away from one part to another. "Lathe operators use an emulsion of oil and water as a coolant for the cutting tool"

Generic synonyms: Agent, Fluid
Derivative terms: Cool, Cool

Definition of Coolant

1. Noun. A medium, usually fluid, used to draw heat from an object. ¹

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Definition of Coolant

1. a fluid used to cool engines [n -S]

Medical Definition of Coolant

1. Substance circulated through a device (including fusion reactors, fusion reactor magnets, etc.) to remove or transfer heat. Types commonly considered for fusion reactors include water, helium, and liquid metals such as sodium (Na). (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coolant

cool change
cool down
cool gray
cool grey
cool it
cool jazz
cool kids
cool off
cool one's heels
cool one's jets
cool story bro
coolant (current term)
coolant system
cooled-knife method
cooled down

Literary usage of Coolant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Nuclear Production of Hydrogen: First Information Exchange Meeting, Paris by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2001)
"Presently, 0.2 m thick steel surrounds the core, augmenting the coolant as reflector material and functioning as shielding to protect the coolant vessel. ..."

2. Nuclear Production of Hydrogen: Second Information Exchange Meeting, Argonne by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"The "coolant flow reduction test" is composed of "partial loss of coolant ... In the "partial loss of coolant flow test", the primary coolant flow rate is ..."

3. Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators: Workshop by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (2001)
"Figure 2 shows the coolant temperature and the structure bulk temperature ... The coolant temperature initially drops faster than the structure temperature. ..."

4. Pellet-Clad Interaction in Water Reactor Fuels: Seminar Proceedings, AIX-En by Direction de l'énergie nucléaire, DEC., Electricité de France, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2005)
"coolant heat-up The coolant temperature increases as consequence of the RIA transient. The cladding temperature measurements made in the NSRR tests show ..."

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