Definitions

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  • n. An item of laboratory equipment. A large cupboard, or room kept at a temperature lower than room temperature for long term, stable storage.
  • n. An item of restaurant equipment. A large cupboard, or room kept at a temperature lower than room temperature for long term, stable storage of perishable foods.

Etymologies

From cool +‎ room. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I miss that pleasure of working in bars - stale cigarettes and crisp coolroom beers that have been chilling for seven days at seven o'clock on a Sunday morning.

    The Nervous Breakdown

  • I remember those white marble stairs and coolroom beers!

    The Nervous Breakdown

  • Chief cook tr'Aimne, heading for the coolroom with a basket of prepared meatrolls, paused in her office doorway to look at her as if she had lost her mind.

    The Romulan Way

  • Now—get those to the coolroom and stop wasting time.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • "Us can't go back to the 'coolroom," said Baby; "Denny won't let dear Minet come there, and him must stay wif Minet, 'cos her waked up when him called her."

    The Adventures of Herr Baby

  • A window into the coolroom shows hanging carcasses.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • The office's technical support manager John Lyall said the temperature probe in one of three containers holding snails failed, making the coolroom colder than the creatures could bear.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Hornsby butcher Adam Stratton has the carcass of this year's Easter Show award-winning steer ageing away in his coolroom ready for the chopping block.

    Daily Telegraph | Top Stories

  • Stepping from the tropical warmth of Chiang Mai in northern Thailand to the chilly climate of Orange would be like walking into a coolroom, and for research and development engineer Parinya Wongtiyot, coolrooms and all things refrigeration are his specialty.

    Central Western Daily

  • Chief Cook tr’Aimne, heading for the coolroom with a basket of prepared meatrolls, paused in her office doorway to look at her as if she had lost her mind.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

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