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with object To cool (air, gas, or liquid) after its passage through a compressor or supercharger (which tends to heat it), especially if there is no further compression of it; to cause to pass through an aftercooler.
Early 20th century. From after- + cool. Compare slightly earlier aftercooler.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.