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air conditioner

[′er ‚kən′dish·ən·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A mechanism primarily for comfort cooling that lowers the temperature and reduces the humidity of air in buildings.

air conditioner

A device for providing air conditioning.
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Forced by the increasing demand for the low-cost Chinese split units, the local window air-conditioner manufacturers have already switched over to trading and begun importing from China.
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"Major Saudi Arabian cities such as Riyadh, Jeddah and Makkah are witnessing rapid infrastructural development, thereby providing a huge growth opportunity for air-conditioner companies to offer complete air-conditioning solutions to their customers in these cities," said Karan Chechi, research director with TechSci Research.
"We will now be able to offer world-class technology at extremely competitive prices, revolutionizing the air-conditioner market not just in India but also the SRC Region," said Dinesh Vijapurkar, director of New Delhi-headquartered ZACI.
Gree Electric is a Chinese major appliance-maker and the world's largest residential air-conditioner manufacturer.
Rising number of housing units, expansion of commercial and institutional spaces and extreme weather are the major growth drivers for the country's air-conditioner market.
Reports suggest that Tier 2-4 towns now contribute 50-55 per cent to overall air-conditioner sales in the country, double of what it was about five years ago.