Definitions for water cooler
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a container for holding drinking water that is drawn off by a faucet or spigot.
a drinking fountain in which water is cooled by mechanical refrigeration.
Origin of water cooler:
a device for cooling and dispensing drinking water
A dispenser of cooled drinking water.
A place in the workplace where employees gossip.
of the nature of things discussed around a water-cooler
Origin: . In sense of gossip, compare scuttlebutt, of similar origin.
A water cooler or water dispenser is a device that cools and dispenses water. They are generally broken up in two categories: bottleless and bottled water coolers. Bottleless water coolers are hooked up to a water supply, while bottled water coolers require delivery of water in large bottles from vendors.
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