- an air-conditioning device.
Origin of air conditioner
First recorded in 1905–10
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Examples from the Web for air conditioner
Lester,” Suzanne shouted over the air-conditioner din, “we have visitors.
It was coming from the air-conditioner grill, which was now covered by welded steel bars.Planet of the Damned
The plant was hot without the air-conditioner, especially in the vicinity of the electronic roasters.The Helpful Hand of God
The smell of goop and fuser and heat filled the room, and an air-conditioner like a jet-engine labored to keep things cool.
It was coming from the air-conditioner grille which was now covered by welded steel bars.Sense of Obligation
Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
Word Origin and History for air conditioner
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