- Machinery. to remove the heat of combustion, friction, etc., from (a machine, engine, or device), as by air streams flowing over an engine jacket.
- to cool by means of air conditioning.
Origin of air-cool
First recorded in 1895–1900
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Related Words for air-coolcool, freeze, refrigerate, lessen, reduce, calm, abate, moderate, temper, ice, air-condition, air-cool, mitigate, frost, ally, ventilate, ruffle, aerate, winnow, refresh
- (tr) to cool (an engine) by a flow of airCompare water-cool
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