Definition of air conditioning in English:

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air conditioning

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noun

[mass noun]
A system for controlling the humidity, ventilation, and temperature in a building or vehicle, typically to maintain a cool atmosphere in warm conditions.
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 conditioner

noun
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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