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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cooling  \Cool"ing\,  p.a. 
  Adapted  to  cool  and  refresh;  allaying  heat.  ``The  cooling 
  brook.''  --Goldsmith. 
 
  {Cooling  card},  something  that  dashes  hopes.  [Obs.] 
 
  {Cooling  time}  (Law),  such  a  lapse  of  time  as  ought,  taking 
  all  the  circumstances  of  the  case  in  view,  to  produce  a 
  subsiding  of  passion  previously  provoked.  --Wharton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cool  \Cool\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cooled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Cooling}.] 
  1.  To  make  cool  or  cold;  to  reduce  the  temperature  of  as 
  ice  cools  water. 
 
  Send  Lazarus,  that  he  may  dip  the  tip  of  his  finger 
  in  water,  and  cool  my  tongue.  --Luke  xvi. 
  24. 
 
  2.  To  moderate  the  heat  or  excitement  of  to  allay,  as 
  passion  of  any  kind  to  calm;  to  moderate. 
 
  We  have  reason  to  cool  our  raging  motions,  our 
  carnal  stings,  our  unbitted  lusts.  --Shak. 
 
  {To  cool  the  heels},  to  dance  attendance;  to  wait,  as  for 
  admission  to  a  patron's  house.  [Colloq.]  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cooling 
  adj  :  providing  coolness;  "a  cooling  breeze";  "`caller'  is  a 
  Scottish  term  as  in  `a  caller  breeze'"  [syn:  {caller}] 
  n  1:  the  process  of  becoming  cooler;  a  falling  temperature  [syn: 
  {chilling},  {temperature  reduction}] 
  2:  a  mechanism  for  keeping  something  cool;  "the  cooling  was 
  overhead  fans"  [syn:  {cooling  system}] 




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