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cooldown

[kool-doun] /ˈkulˌdaʊn/
noun
1.
a period of low-impact or slower exercise following a more intense workout to allow the body to gradually return to its normal physiological level.
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  • After the quake, the reactor had shut down and so the fuel rods had already begun their cooldown.
  • They may also occur during magnet cooldown and during certain other conditions such as refrigerator failure.
  • The cold component support system is described and simulations of cooldown and pressurization are presented.
  • For many military applications and some commercial applications such long cooldown times are unacceptable.
  • Following the reactor trip, a rapid cooldown of the primary system occurred.
  • The rapid cooldown caused a decrease in pressurizer level.
  • Each workout should begin with a warmup and end with a cooldown.
  • The main steam isolation valves were closed to reduce the cooldown rate of the reactor vessel.

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