Cooling

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cooling

[′kül·iŋ]
(nucleonics)
Setting aside a highly radioactive material until the radioactivity has diminished to a desired level.

Cooling

 

a decrease in body temperature in warm-blooded animals and humans as a result of heat emission that exceeds the formation of heat in the organism. Such a decrease may also result from derangement of the thermoregulatory mechanisms. Cooling is also called hypothermia.