precool

verb
pre·​cool | \ ˌprē-ˈkül How to pronounce precool (audio) \
variants: or pre-cool
precooled or pre-cooled; precooling or pre-cooling

Definition of precool

transitive verb

: to cool (something) beforehand … the car can be programmed to preheat or precool the cabin for you before your departure …— Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield "You've got to precool the product if you want to give it some shelf life."— Cameron White

First Known Use of precool

1907, in the meaning defined above

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“Precool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/precool. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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