Room air conditioner


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Room air conditioner

A self-contained machine inserted in a window or exterior wall of a room and used to circulate air cooled by refrigeration into the room while rejecting the heat outdoors. May also be fitted to supply heat if appropriately circuited.

room air conditioner, packaged air conditioner, unit air conditioner, unit cooler

A factory-made encased unit which is designed to deliver conditioned air to an enclosed space without the use of ducts; usually mounted in a window or in an opening in a wall, or as a console.
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