chiller (plural chillers)

  1. Something that chills
    1. a machine that produces cold air, either for air conditioning, to prepare chilled foods etc.
    2. a heat exchanger between a coolant and a refrigerant, to transfer heat from the coolant loop into the refrigeration system
    3. A machine that removes heat from the working fluid in a refrigeration cycle
  2. A frightening dramatic work, such as a book or film
  1. comparative form of chill
    • 1844 Chambers's Edinburgh Journal
      With the setting of the sun a strong breeze, every blast of which was chiller and chiller, had begun to blow, rustling with a low continuous hum . . .

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