cooling tower definition

  • noun:
    • A large tower or comparable structure typically attached with an electrical plant by which water is circulated to reduce its temperature by limited evaporation.
    • A large device, in the form of a tower-shaped building, where warm water is cooled by evaporation due to circulating currents of atmosphere
    • a cooling system used in business to cool off warm water (by limited evaporation) before reusing it as a coolant
    • a big tower or comparable structure usually attached to an electrical plant whereby water is distributed to lower its heat by limited evaporation.
    • A large unit, in the form of a tower-shaped building, by which heated water is cooled by evaporation due to circulating currents of environment
    • a cooling system used in industry to cool off hot-water (by partial evaporation) before reusing it as a coolant

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