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water cooler

n.
A device for cooling and dispensing drinking water.

water cooler

n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a device for cooling and dispensing drinking water
modifier
2.
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.

wa′ter cool`er


n.
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.
[1840–50, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.water cooler - a device for cooling and dispensing drinking waterwater cooler - a device for cooling and dispensing drinking water
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
Translations

water cooler

nimpianto di raffreddamento ad acqua
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