Cool-down Definition

ko͝oldoun
cooldown
noun
The act or an instance of gradually slowing or cooling down after vigorous exercise.
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(video games) The minimum length of time that the player needs to wait after using an ability or item before it can be used again.
I had to wait for the cooldown to finish before recasting the spell.
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verb

(intransitive) To become cooler, to be reduced in temperature.

You can drink the coffee when it's cooled down.
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To cause the temperature of an item to decrease.

We had to cool down the equipment with water before using it.
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(intransitive) To become less agitated.

I'd love to go to Iraq, but I'll have to wait until the violence cools down.
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To cause to become less agitated.

Dave was kicking and screaming, so I had to cool him down with some mellow music.
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