One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Provide (a building or vehicle) with air conditioning.‘we air-condition buildings so much that you need a coat in summer’
- ‘Electrical consumption is reduced by avoiding refrigeration and using cold ground water to air-condition the building.’
- ‘No doubt some $40 million or so will be needed to construct and air-condition the new facility.’
- ‘Toronto has just launched a pioneering project to air-condition downtown office buildings by using ice-cold water from Lake Ontario.’
- ‘I point out that they have conveniently air-conditioned their bedroom and one of the sitting rooms they frequent.’
- ‘Thanks to a generous bequest we have been able to air-condition the sanctuary.’
- ‘We use more energy to heat our homes in the winter, and unlike most Europeans, we have to air-condition our homes in the summer.’
- ‘Bothered by the shortage of males on the 2,900-student campus, Swinton air-conditioned the men's dorms and generally made the male students feel appreciated.’
- ‘As prices continue to rise and pressure to act on climate change becomes paramount, it is a good time for policy makers to ask if the trend towards air-conditioning indoor spaces is necessary, desirable or even possible.’
- ‘Last month, officials rolled out a plan that would air-condition all but 46 of the county's schools by 2015.’
- ‘I have taken steps to provide comfort to waiting passport seekers by air-conditioning the visitors area and providing seating arrangements.’
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