cooling tower


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cool·ing tower

(ko͞o′lĭng)
n.
A large tower or similar structure typically attached to a power plant through which water is circulated to lower its temperature by partial evaporation.

cooling tower

n
(General Engineering) a tall hollow structure in which steam is condensed or water that is used as a coolant in some industrial process is allowed to cool for reuse by trickling down a surface
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Noun1.cooling tower - a cooling system used in industry to cool hot water (by partial evaporation) before reusing it as a coolantcooling tower - a cooling system used in industry to cool hot water (by partial evaporation) before reusing it as a coolant
cooling, cooling system - a mechanism for keeping something cool; "the cooling was overhead fans"
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kjøletårn

cooling tower

nKühlturm m

cooling tower

ntorre f di raffreddamento or refrigerazione
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