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For people called Cooling, see Cooling (surname).

Cooling is the transfer of thermal energy via thermal radiation, heat conduction or convection. It may also refer to:



  • Heat exchanger, a device used to transfer heat between one or more fluids
  • Radiators in automobiles
  • Intercooler, any mechanical device used to cool a fluid, including liquids or gases
  • Coolant, a fluid which flows through or around a device to prevent its overheating
  • Cooling towers, as used in large industrial plants and power stations
  • HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning), the technology of indoor and vehicular environmental comfort
  • Heat pipe, a heat-transfer device that combines the principles of both thermal conductivity and phase transition
  • Heat sink, a passive heat exchanger that transfers the heat generated by an electronic or a mechanical device
  • Vortex tube, as used in industrial spot cooling
  • Pumpable ice technology, a technology to produce fluids or secondary refrigerants


  • A song written and performed by Tori Amos which appears on her 1999 live album To Venus and Back
  • A Vigorating (Cantonese food classification)



  • Joyce Cooling, American jazz guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter based in San Francisco
  • Robert Cooling (born 1957), CB (born 11 July 1957) is a former Royal Navy officer
  • Roy Cooling (1921–2003), English footballer


  • Cooling board, a perforated wooden platform on which a dead body would be temporarily stored\
  • Cooling Castle, a 14th-century quadrangular castle in the village of Cooling, Kent on the Hoo Peninsula\
  • Cooling capacity, the measure of a cooling system's ability to remove heat
  • Cooling flow, occurs according to the theory that the intracluster medium (ICM) in the centres of galaxy clusters should be rapidly cooling
  • Cooling load, the rate at which a cooling system or process must remove heat from a conditioned zone\
  • Cooling out, an informal set of practices used by colleges, especially two-year, junior, and community colleges\
  • Cooling pond, a man-made body of water primarily formed for the purpose of supplying cooling water\
  • Cooling system (disambiguation)
  • KLCC District Cooling, a building that is used to provide district cooling for the KLCC vicinity
  • Ugur Cooling (Member of the Board, Production Deputy General Manager)

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