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From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cool, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cooled p. pr. & vb. n. Cooling.]
 1. To make cool or cold; to reduce the temperature of; as, ice cools water.
    Send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue.   --Luke xvi. 24.
 2. To moderate the heat or excitement of; to allay, as passion of any kind; to calm; to moderate.
    We have reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbitted lusts.   --Shak.
 To cool the heels, to dance attendance; to wait, as for admission to a patron's house. [Colloq.]