water-cooler


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watercooler

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(Mechanical Engineering) a device for cooling and dispensing drinking water
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O perpetual discoverer of the antipodes, torch of the world, eye of heaven, sweet stimulator of the water-coolers! Thimbraeus here, Phoebus there, now archer, now physician, father of poetry, inventor of music; thou that always risest and, notwithstanding appearances, never settest!
* Economically, the difference in cost is a large consideration ( 19 litres of bottled water costs between pounds 5 and pounds 7; the same amount from the tap, from a bottle-free water-cooler, costs around 2p.
So here I present Part 5: Down By The Water-cooler.
In a compact and stylish body with the radiator embedded in the water-cooler unit, the Type C measures 121x414x419mm, achieving a 33% reduction in width compared to the predecessor water-cooled models.
Water-cooler maker Ebac has announced a multi-million pound deal with one of the largest food and drink manufacturers in the world.
Water-cooler magnate John Elliott, 61, describes himself as a "simple boy from Bishop Auckland" despite his wealth, now estimated to be pounds 66m.
Venture capital company 3i yesterday announced the backing of a newly created company in the office water-cooler market.