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A device for cooling and dispensing drinking water.
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a device for cooling and dispensing drinking water
a. indicating the kind of informal conversation among office staff that takes place at such a dispenser: water-cooler conversations.
b. indicating an event, television programme, etc, sufficiently controversial or otherwise noteworthy to provide subject matter for such conversations: water-cooler television; a water-cooler moment.
1. a container for holding drinking water that is drawn off by a faucet or spigot.
2. a drinking fountain in which water is cooled by mechanical refrigeration.