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coolant

1. a fluid used to cool a system or to transfer heat from one part of it to another
2. a liquid, such as an emulsion of oil, water, and soft soap, used to lubricate and cool the workpiece and cutting tool during machining

coolant

[′kül·ənt]
(materials)
A cutting fluid for machine operations, which keeps the tool cool to prevent reduction in hardness and resistance to abrasion, and prevents distortion of the work.
A substance, ordinarily fluid, used for cooling any part of a reactor in which heat is generated.
In general, any cooling agent, usually a fluid.

cooling medium, coolant

A fluid which conducts heat from one or more heat sources and transports it to a heat exchanger, where the heat is removed and disposed of.
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When the fluid flowed inside the rectangular cooling trough of the headstock, forced convection heat transfer occurred between the cooling fluid and the headstock.
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After heating of the wood to a predetermined temperature, a cooling fluid having a temperature substantially less than the temperature of the heating enclosure is applied to the heated wood for a predetermined time period.
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Once the heating cycle is complete, cooling fluid is passed through the jacket to control the reaction temperature.
The opening left by the melted plug allows cooling fluid flow to resume before excessive heat damages the beacon.
The unit consists of a calcining fluid bed, in which the sand is indirectly heated to a temperature at which the LOIs and the binder are completely combusted, stacked above a cooling fluid bed.
For collectors, the determining parameters are power dissipation, cooling fluid choice, collector voltage and the number of stages, as listed in Table 4.
The HVAC cooling coils required to maintain the spaces below freezing temperatures, used a 15[degrees]F cooling fluid.