from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A device for cooling a fluid between successive heating stages.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A heat-exchange device located between other devices or processes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A device for cooling air as it passps from one cylinder of a compressor to the next: similar to a condenser.
inter- + cooler (Wiktionary)