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water-cool

[ waw-ter-kool, wot-er- ]

verb (used with object)

  1. to cool by means of water, especially by water circulating in pipes or a water jacket, as an engine or machine gun.


water-cool

verb

  1. tr to cool (an engine, etc) by a flow of water circulating in an enclosed jacket Compare air-cool


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Derived Forms

  • ˈwater-ˌcooling, adjective
  • ˈwater-ˌcooled, adjective

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Other Words From

  • water-cooled adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of water-cool1

First recorded in 1895–1900

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Example Sentences

We drank of that well and found the water cool and delightful.

Shefford complied with alacrity and found the water cool and sweet, and he seemed to feel it all through him.

This is the place for the water jar, the current of air through the lattices keeping the water cool.

Here is water cool and fresh in the great well, and a little sweet, white wine.

At the door stood a tall water-jar with herbs floating on the top to keep the water cool.

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