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Definition of Cold

Cold

  1. Deprived of heat, or having a low temperature; not warm or hot; gelid; frigid.
  2. Lacking the sensation of warmth; suffering from the absence of heat; chilly; shivering; as, to be cold.
  3. Not pungent or acrid.
  4. Wanting in ardor, intensity, warmth, zeal, or passion; spiritless; unconcerned; reserved.
  5. Unwelcome; disagreeable; unsatisfactory.
  6. Wanting in power to excite; dull; uninteresting.
  7. Affecting the sense of smell (as of hunting dogs) but feebly; having lost its odor; as, a cold scent.
  8. Not sensitive; not acute.
  9. Distant; -- said, in the game of hunting for some object, of a seeker remote from the thing concealed.
  10. Having a bluish effect. Cf. Warm, 8.
  11. The relative absence of heat or warmth.
  12. The sensation produced by the escape of heat; chilliness or chillness.
  13. A morbid state of the animal system produced by exposure to cold or dampness; a catarrh.
  14. To become cold.

Cold Quotations

Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I would rather have been shot straight-up in cold blood-but to be set up? By people who you trusted? That's bad.
Tupac Shakur

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Horace Mann

The Cold War isn't thawing; it is burning with a deadly heat. Communism isn't sleeping; it is, as always, plotting, scheming, working, fighting.
Richard M. Nixon
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Cold Translations

cold in Afrikaans is koud
cold in Dutch is koud
cold in French is froid, coryza, refroidissement, rhume
cold in Italian is raffreddore, raffreddore, frigido, aver freddo
cold in Latin is gelu, gelidus, frigus
cold in Norwegian is kald

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