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- another term for air conditioning
- ‘Judging from the now rapidly dropping cabin temperature, her climate control had been damaged.’
- ‘There is a cold detachment among the passengers that has got nothing to do with the climate control features of the bogie.’
- ‘On top of each pyramid is a lantern that both brings light to the central stair of the pavilion and acts as a climate control mechanism.’
- ‘On such excursions, the chilled can holders will prove a literally refreshing idea, as will the electronic set-and-forget climate control.’
- ‘All 1999 cars should have air-conditioning or climate control as standard.’
- ‘You'll find climate control, alloys, electric windows and emergency brake assist as standard, even on the base models.’
- ‘The climate control has failed (apparently bits of metal have got into the condenser) and my dealer has given me a quote of £2,000 for a new system.’
- ‘Other options available include heated front seats, electronic climate control and high pressure headlight washers.’
- ‘The city has pioneered the use of electronic selling and complete climate control, and now uses some of the most up-to-date technology in the world.’
- ‘Rear parking sensors also come with the package and the dual-zone climate control is rapidly becoming a must-have.’
- ‘Further climate control is added by the generous limestone strip that surrounds the oak floor of the big room.’
- ‘You've chosen your location, assembled your greenhouse, and fine-tuned your climate control skills - now it's time to plant something!’
- ‘Fumes from cleansers, mildews, molds and other toxins are continually recycled back to us in our climate control systems.’
- ‘She did nothing but speak out against the climate control bill.’
- ‘Luxury climate control, which gives separate temperature settings for the front seat occupants, is a £410 upgrade.’
- ‘Electronic climate control will come in very handy if you decide to take your Avant onto summer roads on the continent.’
- ‘However extras including a flawless climate control system brought the price up to a hefty £43,918.’
- ‘Two climate control variables included are ‘central air’ for central air conditioning, and ‘hot w heating’ for hot water heating.’
- ‘As well as being load-bearing, the piers are part of an elaborate climate control system.’
- ‘The controls on the centre column for the dual-zone climate control, DVD-Audio system, and optional GPS are well laid out and easy to locate at touch.’
climate control/ˈklīmit kənˈtrōl/
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