noun Date: 1926 a usually fluid cooling agent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • coolant — (n.) radiator fluid, 1930, from COOL (Cf. cool) + ANT (Cf. ant) …   Etymology dictionary

  • coolant — ► NOUN ▪ a fluid used to cool an engine, nuclear reactor, or other device …   English terms dictionary

  • coolant — [ko͞ol′ənt] n. a substance, usually a fluid, used to remove heat, as from a nuclear reactor, an internal combustion engine, molten metal, etc.: cf. REFRIGERANT …   English World dictionary

  • Coolant — A coolant is a fluid which flows through a device to prevent its overheating, transferring the heat produced by the device to other devices that use or dissipate it. An ideal coolant has high thermal capacity, low viscosity, is low cost, non… …   Wikipedia

  • coolant — n. to add coolant * * * [ kuːlənt] to add coolant …   Combinatory dictionary

  • coolant — UK [ˈkuːlənt] / US [ˈkulənt] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms coolant : singular coolant plural coolants a liquid used for preventing machines from getting too hot …   English dictionary

  • coolant — noun A medium, usually fluid, used to draw heat from an object. Coolant is used in car engines and industrial processes, where excess heat could cause machine damage …   Wiktionary

  • coolant — noun Coolant is used after these nouns: ↑reactor …   Collocations dictionary

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