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 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 The cold this chiller creates would reduce the amount of electricity needed to liquefy the air in the first place. The Economist, "Electrical energy can be captured as liquid air," 28 Nov. 2019 The finished food was placed in a blast chiller, then packaged and frozen, Birren said. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "WCTC and Kettle Moraine High School culinary students team up to make Thanksgiving meals for families in need," 22 Nov. 2019 Marble wine chillers, like this one from Williams Sonoma, make a chic addition to any table while preventing the wine from warming up too quickly. Alicia Cypress, USA TODAY, "15 awesome gift ideas for people who love wine," 9 Dec. 2019 That includes the chiller, electrical issues, air conditioning, and numerous smaller issues that had to be addressed. David Taylor, Houston Chronicle, "Liberty County jail passes inspection after failing two," 29 Nov. 2019 Blast chillers, especially the Freddy, are so much more than just a freezer. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "Irinox's Freddy Blast Chiller Is Literally the Coolest Appliance You've Ever Seen," 26 Sep. 2019 The rest of the heat from the compression can be used to power a piece of refrigeration kit called an absorption chiller. The Economist, "Electrical energy can be captured as liquid air," 28 Nov. 2019 No offense to blast chillers (love ya!), but few appliances can lift one's spirits as quickly as a refrigerator can. Amanda Sims, House Beautiful, "Smeg's New Mickey Mouse Fridge Will Make Your Kitchen the Happiest Place on Earth," 2 Nov. 2019

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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 27 Feb. 2020.

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