Definition of chiller in English:


Syllabification: chill·er
Pronunciation: /ˈCHilər


1A machine for cooling something, especially a cold cabinet or refrigerator for keeping stored food a few degrees above freezing.
More example sentences
  • The generator is needed to keep the store's freezers, chiller cabinets and tills going in the event of a grid failure.
  • Steve is raiding the Jack Daniels and Mike is in the chiller cabinet getting the mixers for the Brandy.
  • The chillers cool water to 39 degrees and then the water is piped to customers' buildings for use in their air-conditioning systems.
2 short for spine-chiller.
More example sentences
  • Like the age-old concept of customer service, it seems that the thriller element in many modern psychological or sociological chillers is all but missing.
  • Runaway Jury is a good Grisham movie, Mystic River is a very good drama, and Texas Chainsaw Massacre is an excellent chiller thriller.
  • One of the classics of this era is the Howard Hawks chiller (cue ominous, brassy music score)

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