overcool

verb
over·​cool | \ ˌō-vər-ˈkül How to pronounce overcool (audio) \
overcooled; overcooling

Definition of overcool

transitive + intransitive

: to cool excessively : to lose or to cause (something or someone) to lose too much heat or warmth … has a dehumidifying cycle that's supposed to dry out a humid room without overcooling it.Consumer Reports Conventional greenhouse additions overheat, overcool and tend to frost up when it's cold and windy.The Globe and Mail (Canada)

First Known Use of overcool

1590, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of overcool was in 1590

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Cite this Entry

“Overcool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overcool. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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