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verb British English pronunciation: cool /kuːl/ 
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present tense
present participlecooling
past tensecooled
past participlecooled
  1. 1



    cool down

    [intransitive/transitive] to become cooler, or to make something cooler

    Allow the cake to cool completely.

    We opened the windows to cool the room.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] if a feeling such as love or anger cools, it becomes less strong

    Later, when tempers had cooled, they sat down and talked.

    Her enthusiasm quickly cooled.

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