Definition of Cooling tower

1. Noun. A cooling system used in industry to cool hot water (by partial evaporation) before reusing it as a coolant.

Generic synonyms: Cooling, Cooling System



Definition of Cooling tower

1. Noun. A large device, in the form of a tower-shaped building, in which warm water is cooled by evaporation caused by circulating currents of air ¹

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Literary usage of Cooling tower

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1. Steam Power Plant Auxiliaries and Accessories by Terrell Croft (1922)
"What are the essential principles of cooling-tower operation? 16. ... What average per cent. of efficiency may be obtained in cooling-tower operation? 18. ..."

2. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1919)
"85 The proper construction of a cooling tower is far more important in a ... A forced-draft cooling tower should be so proportioned as to give a cooling ..."

3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1908)
"The cooling tower is a device used to lower the temperature of the injection water after it leaves the condenser, so as to allow the water to be used again ..."

4. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1913)
"A cooling tower consists of wooden or sheet-iron housing open at the top and bottom and so arranged that the heat« cooling water may be élevât» to the top ..."

5. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"From these facts it is evident that there are two essentials in cooling tower design; first, to present a large surface of water to air; and second, ..."

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