[ air-kool ]
/ ˈɛərˌkul /
verb (used with object)
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.
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cool, freeze, refrigerate, lessen, reduce, calm, abate, moderate, temper, ice, air-condition, mitigate, frost, ally, ventilate, ruffle, aerate, winnow, refresh, spread
- air-conditioner lung,
- air-cushion vehicle,
- air-entrained concrete
Origin of air-cool
First recorded in 1895–1900
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(tr) to cool (an engine) by a flow of airCompare water-cool
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