aftercooler

noun af·ter·cool·er \ˈaf-tər-ˌkü-lər\

Definition of aftercooler

  1. 1 :  an apparatus for cooling the discharge air from air compressors in order to remove its condensed moisture

  2. 2 :  a device for cooling the fuel mixture heated by compression in a supercharger

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Origin and Etymology of aftercooler

after- + 2cooler


First Known Use: 1895


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