Definition of aftercool in English:

aftercool

verb

  • To cool (air, gas, or liquid) after its passage through a compressor or supercharger (which tends to heat it), especially if there is no further compression of it; to cause to pass through an aftercooler.

    If a further stage of compression follows, intercool is a more precise term than aftercool.

Pronunciation

aftercool

/ˈɑːftəkuːl/ /ˈaftəkuːl/

Origin

Early 20th century. From after- + cool.