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English definition of “cool down”

cool down

(EXERCISE) phrasal verb with cool    /kul/ verb [I/T]
to continue to exercise gently to prevent injury after you have done more difficult exercises : After you've cooled down from a hard run , you should refuel as soon as you can.
(Definition of cool down (EXERCISE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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