cooling cooling  /ˈku lɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature
  2. (n) a mechanism for keeping something cool

Usage(s):

  1. Scientists have found other indications of global cooling.
  2. Left unchecked, the Arctic would have continued that slow cooling for thousands of more years, until the Earth's orbit wobbled again.
  3. Whatever the cause of the cooling trend, its effects could be extremely serious, if not catastrophic.

News

  1. Cooling Centers

    The County of Madera has established cooling centers in Eastern Madera County for times of extreme summer heat. Click to Continue »
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Sierra Star

  2. Cooling centers open for power outage

    The city of Albuquerque has opened three facilities as cooling centers for people whose power has not been restored since a major outage Monday night.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque

  3. Cooling centers to open for residents affected by power outage

    The city of Albuquerque has arranged to open several cooling centers in light of the combination of Monday night’s power outage and the excessive heat the city is experiencing. Read more at KOB.com
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KOB 4 Albuquerque

Quotes

  1. "This is a two-week cooling off period," Jackson said. "It does not challenge the character of the show, its political impact, or the impact that these comments have had on our society."
    on Apr 9, 2007 By: Jesse Jackson Source: Forbes

  2. Palin responded, "I believe that man's activities certainly can be contributing to the issue of global warming, climate change," but it could also be natural planetary "warming and cooling trends."
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: Patriot Post

  3. Before NASCAR's announcement, a delighted Montoya said, "It's huge. There's times where it's getting darker and cooling down and you run at the end and all of a sudden you pick up a half a second and you're up there. But we were in the middle of the...
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: Juan Pablo Montoya Source: ABC News

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