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 for Cooling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cool \Cool\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cooled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To make cool or cold; to reduce the temperature of; as,
        ice cools water.
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              Send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger
              in water, and cool my tongue.         --Luke xvi.
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     2. To moderate the heat or excitement of; to allay, as
        passion of any kind; to calm; to moderate.
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              We have reason to cool our raging motions, our
              carnal stings, our unbitted lusts.    --Shak.
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     To cool the heels, to dance attendance; to wait, as for
        admission to a patron's house. [Colloq.] --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cooling \Cool"ing\, p. a.
     Adapted to cool and refresh; allaying heat. "The cooling
     brook." --Goldsmith.
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     Cooling card, something that dashes hopes. [Obs.]
     Cooling time (Law), such a lapse of time as ought, taking
        all the circumstances of the case in view, to produce a
        subsiding of passion previously provoked. --Wharton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature [syn:
           cooling, chilling, temperature reduction]
      2: a mechanism for keeping something cool; "the cooling was
         overhead fans" [syn: cooling system, cooling]

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