Definition of cooldown
: the act or an instance of allowing physiological activity to return to normal gradually after strenuous exercise by engaging in less strenuous exercise
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A bit of a cooldown may be upon us for the start of next week.
The group stopped at the US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, for a cooldown.
With summer just around the corner, many will turn to icy beverages for a quick cooldown.
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