The act of making something or someone cooler. This can signify several things:

  1. Making an object or substance lose heat, for example by air conditioning or cooling fans.
  2. Cooling someone down; that is making her calmer, more serene.
  3. On E2: Giving a writeup a "Cool" status; awarding the writer with +10 XP and 15 minutes of fame by showing a link to the writeup on the front page.

Cool"ing (?), p.a.

Adapted to cool and refresh; allaying heat.

"The cooling brook."


Cooling card, something that dashes hopes. [Obs.] -- Cooling time Law, such a lapse of time as ought, taking all the circumstances of the case in view, to produce a subsiding of passion previously provoked.



© Webster 1913.

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