air-conditioning
noun see air-condition

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • air conditioning — ► NOUN ▪ a system for controlling the humidity, ventilation, and temperature in a building or vehicle. DERIVATIVES air conditioned adjective air conditioner noun …   English terms dictionary

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  • air conditioning — n. central air conditioning * * * central air conditioning …   Combinatory dictionary

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