precool

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ cool

Verb[edit]

precool (third-person singular simple present precools, present participle precooling, simple past and past participle precooled)

  1. (transitive) To cool in advance.
    • 2008 June 11, Ken Belson, “Records Tumble and Sweaty New Yorkers Grumble as Heat Persists”, in New York Times[1]:
      In some places, the air conditioning was turned up earlier in the day to precool buildings, and then turned down during peak hours.