[ air-kool ]
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verb (used with object)
  1. Machinery. to remove the heat of combustion, friction, etc., from (a machine, engine, or device), as by air streams flowing over an engine jacket.

  2. to cool by means of air conditioning.

Origin of air-cool

First recorded in 1895–1900

Other words from air-cool

  • air-cooled, adjective

Words Nearby air-cool Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use air-cool in a sentence

  • They will find the air cool, shady walks, good food, and reasonable prices.

  • But still it is very nice here, keeps the air cool and is God-sent to our poor wounded in the front.

    An Artilleryman's Diary | Jenkin Lloyd Jones
  • It was near sunset, the air cool and sweet, the evening light upon field and sky.

    The Wide, Wide World | Susan Warner
  • But,” said I, finding a soft rug at the cabin-top, “I think perhaps you may find the air cool.

    The Lady and the Pirate | Emerson Hough
  • The nearness of the sea makes the air cool, with fogs at night.

    Glimpses of Three Coasts | Helen Hunt Jackson

British Dictionary definitions for air-cool


  1. (tr) to cool (an engine) by a flow of air: Compare water-cool

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