Meaning of “cool down” in the English Dictionary

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"cool down" in American English

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cool down

phrasal verb with cool us /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” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)