Definition of coolant in English:

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coolant

Pronunciation: /ˈkuːl(ə)nt/

noun

A liquid or gas that is used to remove heat from something.
Example sentences
  • They are designed to dissipate the heat, which the coolant has absorbed from the engine.
  • When you spray it, the coolant evaporates, taking with it the latent heat of the water and the hot air around it.
  • Because liquid coolants are prohibited in Formula 1, the only means of keeping the temperature down is the air streaming through the brake cooling vents.

Origin

1930s: from cool, on the pattern of lubricant.

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