cooling has definitions from the field of physics
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[ noun ] (physics) the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature

Used in print

(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

This cooling does not change the avocado in any way , it just delays the natural softening of the fruit until a grove like temperature ( room_temperature ) is restored .

(Raymond C. Binder et al., editors, Proceedings...)

The high heat fluxes existing at the electrode surfaces of electric arcs necessitate extensive cooling to prevent electrode ablation .

The cooling requirements are particularly severe at the anode .

In plasma generators as currently commercially available for industrial use or as high_temperature research tools often more than 50 % of the total energy input is being transferred to the cooling medium of the anode .

it is apparent from the above and from experimental evidence that the cooling requirements for the anode of free_burning arcs are large compared with those for the cathode .

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[ noun ] a mechanism for keeping something cool

Synonyms

cooling_system

Examples

"the cooling was overhead fans"

Used in print

(Jesse Hill Ford, Mountains of Gilead....)

And the hours were six-thirty in the morning until eleven at night on Saturdays and during sales , and there were no chairs and you could n't smoke and the cooling was overhead fans and there was no porter or janitor .

3
[ adjective ] providing coolness

Synonyms

caller

Examples

"a cooling breeze" "`caller' is a Scottish term as in `a caller breeze'"

Related terms

cool

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