chill·​er | \ ˈchi-lər How to pronounce chiller (audio) \

Definition of chiller

1 : one that chills
2 : an eerie or frightening story of murder, violence, or the supernatural

Examples of chiller in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After more than two years, Huffman Middle School is getting a new chiller to replace the one that was damaged during Hurricane Harvey. Elliott Lapin, Houston Chronicle, "Huffman Middle School to get new chiller for over $2.1 million," 25 Jan. 2020 The board voted unanimously Monday to seek bids for vents and an air conditioning chiller at the school, which serves freshmen and sophomores. Jesse Wright,, "Lyons Township High School plans updates to south campus air conditioning," 19 Nov. 2019 Brittain is confident that the money spent for the chiller will be reimbursed by FEMA. Elliott Lapin, Houston Chronicle, "Huffman Middle School to get new chiller for over $2.1 million," 25 Jan. 2020 His grandmother is Sandra Knight, a retired actress to whom Jack was married from 1962 to 1968, having met on the set of the 1963 Roger Corman chiller The Terror. Seth Abramovitch, The Hollywood Reporter, "Meet Duke Nicholson, Jack's Grandson and In-Demand Actor," 17 Dec. 2019 In the fall of 2014, around the time Thallikar started noticing the whine, CyrusOne had had room for 16 chillers. Bianca Bosker, The Atlantic, "Why Everything Is Getting Louder," 8 Oct. 2019 Mr Wang’s compatriot, Zhang Yue, runs Broad Group, a huge manufacturer of chillers that recycle waste heat. The Economist, "Climate capitalists have serious money in climate-friendly investments," 19 Sep. 2019 On-site chillers keep the ice frozen by running an antifreeze solution, kept around 17 degrees Fahrenheit, through thousands of tubes beneath the ice’s surface. Hayley Glatter, Popular Mechanics, "The Tiny Technical Miracles Inside the World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze," 24 Dec. 2019 The living room connects to the kitchen via a wide hallway occupied by a wet bar with a granite countertop and a chiller. John Ellement, Real Estate, "Home of the Week: For $4.3 million, an oceanside Gloucester mansion with modern flair," 22 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of chiller

1798, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Chiller.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2020.

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