HyperDic: coolant

English > 1 sense of the word coolant:
NOUNsubstancecoolanta fluid agent (gas or liquid / liquid) that produces cooling
coolant > pronunciation
Soundskuw'lahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > coolant: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA fluid agent (gas or liquid / liquid) that produces cooling; especially one used to cool a system by transferring heat away from one part to another.
Examples
  • "he added more coolant to the car's radiator"
  • "the atomic reactor used a gas coolant"
  • "lathe operators use an emulsion of oil and water as a coolant for the cutting tool"
BroaderagentA substance that exerts some force or effect
fluidA substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure
Spanishlíquido refrigerante, refrigerante
Catalanlíquid refrigerant, refrigerant
Verbscoolloose heat
coolmake cool or cooler

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