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[af-ter-koo-ler, ahf-] /ˈæf tərˌku lər, ˈɑf-/
a device for cooling compressed air or gases to reduce their volume or temperature.
Origin of aftercooler
1900-05; after + cooler Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • aftercooler shall be securely mounted so as to alleviate rubbing against the radiator.
  • It is turbocharged and is equipped with an aftercooler.
  • Ducting to and from the aftercooler can also be refined to minimize pressure loss.
  • As a result, liquefaction at room temperature occurs in the aftercooler.
  • If the compressor does not have an aftercooler for the compressed air, then this section of pipeline must be heat resistant.
  • They then proceed to an aftercooler where temperature is reduced to an ambient level.

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