Definition of cooling tower in English:

cooling tower

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noun

  • A tall, open-topped, cylindrical concrete tower, used for cooling water or condensing steam from an industrial process.
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    • These turbines are taller than the cooling towers at Drax Power Station and almost twice the height of York Minster.
    • Experts are examining water systems, particularly those where warm, stagnant water is found such as hot water tanks, cooling towers, whirlpool spas and air conditioning and plumbing systems.
    • In the shadow of four concrete cooling towers - almost 400 feet each - this squat earth-tone building sits shuttered.

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