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cool·ant

 (ko͞o′lənt)
n.
An agent that produces cooling, especially a fluid that draws off heat by circulating through an engine or by bathing a mechanical part.

coolant

(ˈkuːlənt)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a fluid used to cool a system or to transfer heat from one part of it to another
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a liquid, such as an emulsion of oil, water, and soft soap, used to lubricate and cool the workpiece and cutting tool during machining

cool•ant

(ˈku lənt)

n.
1. a substance, as a liquid or gas, used to reduce the temperature of a system below a specified value.
2. a lubricant that dissipates the heat caused by friction.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coolant - a fluid agent (gas or liquid) that produces cooling; especially one used to cool a system by transferring heat away from one part to another; "he added more coolant to the car's radiator"; "the atomic reactor used a gas coolant"; "lathe operators use an emulsion of oil and water as a coolant for the cutting tool"
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect
fluid - a substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure
Translations
fluide caloporteur

coolant

[ˈkuːlənt] N (Tech) → (líquido m) refrigerante m

coolant

[ˈkuːlənt] nliquide m de refroidissementcool bag nsac m isothermecool box nboîte f isotherme, glacière f

coolant

nKühlmittel nt

coolant

[ˈkuːlənt] n (Tech) → (liquido) refrigerante m
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Theoretically, the cooling of the insulation is ideal at the temperature of the cooling medium equal to the melting point of the insulation material: in this case, the probability of formation of voids in the insulation is less [1-3].
Maintenance of the system remains very easy because the fluid used as a cooling medium is also non-combustible, not harmful to humans, and does not need to be regularly replaced as the quality does not deteriorate.
Instead of using as cooling medium, her AC uses low compression and a high volume of air molecules as refrigerant.
IMAGINE an air-conditioner that harnesses the air that people breathe every day as cooling medium, and is environment-friendly because it does not use freon, or any chemical refrigerant.
There was a presentation on the contribution of domestic air conditioners to reducing energy consumption and adoption of a new technical system as a cooling medium for air conditioners rather than the current technical system.
Simulations are performed by varying gene rotor temperature and pressure as well as the cooling medium temperature, for fixed chilled outlet-temperature, [T.sub.c] = 7[degrees]C.
Regardless of the cooling medium, each component is affected by the inlet temperature of the cooling medium, preheating of the medium from the inlet to the component, and the heat generated by the component itself.
where Nu is a dimensionless group called Nusselt criterion; C, n, m, p are coefficients; [Pr.sub.0], [Pr.sub.s] are Prandtl numbers correspondingly for cooling medium and cooling surface; [Gr.sub.0] is Grashof number for cooling medium; [Re.sub.0] is Reynolds criterion for cooling medium; [alpha] is value of heat exchange coefficient which is average for the exposed surface W/[m.sup.2][degrees]C; l is characteristic dimension, m; [lambda] is medium's coefficient of heat conductivity W/m[degrees]C.
The most notable aspect of its design is its use of seawater as a cooling medium. Venkateswaran Seshadri, projects and maintenance manager for Dalkia (15% owner of Bahrain Bay Utilities) says that Bahrain Bay's seaside location meant that such a design was a perfect fit.
Rittal's new TopTherm Inverter Chiller incorporates a variable speed compressor powered by a brushless DC motor, the speed of which is controlled by an inverter, to deliver the cooling medium at a temperature with the required accuracy.