Definitions of cooling

n the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature

chilling, temperature reduction
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freeze, freezing
the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
heat dissipation
dissipation of heat
infrigidation, refrigeration
the process of cooling or freezing (e.g., food) for preservative purposes
freeze-drying, lyophilisation, lyophilization
a method of drying food or blood plasma or pharmaceuticals or tissue without destroying their physical structure; material is frozen and then warmed in a vacuum so that the ice sublimes
frost, icing
the formation of frost or ice on a surface
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temperature change
a process whereby the degree of hotness of a body (or medium) changes

n a mechanism for keeping something cool

“the cooling was overhead fans”
cooling system
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air conditioner, air conditioning
a system that keeps air cool and dry
coolant system
a cooling system that uses a fluid to transfer heat from one place to another
cooling tower
a cooling system used in industry to cool hot water (by partial evaporation) before reusing it as a coolant
evaporative cooler
a cooling system that cools by evaporation
refrigeration system
a cooling system for chilling or freezing (usually for preservative purposes)
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device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function

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