Definition of air conditioning in English:

air conditioning

Syllabification: air con·di·tion·ing

noun

A system for controlling the humidity, ventilation, and temperature in a building or vehicle, typically to maintain a cool atmosphere in warm conditions.
More example sentences
  • Climate control air conditioning is standard along with a single CD player.
  • Growing up in warm summer weather in NYC meant sunshine, humidity and air conditioning.
  • We had no air conditioning in the warm months and clanking radiators in the winter.

Derivatives

air-conditioned

adjective
More example sentences
  • In my day computers were hidden away in vast air-conditioned rooms, secure from the soil and disturbance of the hoi-polloi.
  • How many times have we seen the people who rule us get out of their air-conditioned cars and VIP routes and set foot on roads?
  • Buses serving the route would be designed much better than the existing air-conditioned buses, he added.

air conditioner

noun
More example sentences
  • Sargeant Dixon was beside me; he turned the key in the ignition and adjusted the blower of the air conditioner.
  • For most of the morning the air conditioner was on the blink.
  • At one point, in desperation, he started his car, turned on its air conditioner and put his son inside to sleep.

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