Definition of Cooling

1. Noun. The process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature.

Exact synonyms: Chilling, Temperature Reduction
Specialized synonyms: Freeze, Freezing, Heat Dissipation, Infrigidation, Refrigeration
Generic synonyms: Temperature Change
Derivative terms: Chill, Chill, Cool, Cool



2. Noun. A mechanism for keeping something cool. "The cooling was overhead fans"
Exact synonyms: Cooling System
Specialized synonyms: Air Conditioner, Air Conditioning, Coolant System, Cooling Tower, Evaporative Cooler, Refrigeration System
Generic synonyms: Mechanism
Terms within: Water Pump
Derivative terms: Cool

Definition of Cooling

1. p. a. Adapted to cool and refresh; allaying heat.

Definition of Cooling

1. Verb. (present participle of cool) ¹

2. Noun. a decrease in temperature ¹

3. Noun. refrigeration ¹

4. Adjective. that cools ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cooling

1. cool [v] - See also: cool

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cooling

cooley
cooleys
coolheaded
coolheadedly
coolheadedness
coolhunter
coolhunters
coolhunting
coolibah
coolibahs
coolibar
coolibars
coolie
coolie itch
coolies
cooling (current term)
cooling-off period
cooling-tower
cooling system
cooling tower
coolingly
coolings
coolio
coolish
coolly
coolness
coolnesses
coolroom
coolrooms
cools

Literary usage of Cooling

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

1. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1909)
"88686 С See also Air cooling, under HEATING AND cooling. Central Plants. ... cooling Sprays. cooling Condensing Water by Means of Spray Nozzles. ..."

2. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"Other Factors to consider in cooling are the carbon content and the size of the object. In general, the lower the carbon the more rapid may be the rate of ..."

3. Proceedings by Natural Gas Association of America, Modern Language Association of America (1917)
"In localities where water for cooling purposes has to be purchased by the barrel and where it contains a large percentage of scale forming salts the cooling ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1908)
"The method of cooling transformers by means of forced- water circulation has ... The essential feature is a cooling coil of pipe composed of a number of ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Crimes by William Lawrence Clark, William Lawrence Marshall (1900)
"(b) Reasonable Time for cooling.—It is not necessary, however, in all cases, to show that the blood actually did cool, in order to make out a case of murder ..."

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