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  • n  a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • n  the absence of heat
    the coldness made our breath visible
    come in out of the cold
    cold is a vasoconstrictor
  • n  the sensation produced by low temperatures
    he shivered from the cold
    the cold helped clear his head
  • a  having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
    a cold climate
    a cold room
    dinner has gotten cold
    cold fingers
    if you are cold, turn up the heat
    a cold beer
  • a  extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion
    a cold unfriendly nod
    a cold and unaffectionate person
    a cold impersonal manner
    cold logic
    the concert left me cold
  • s  having lost freshness through passage of time
    a cold trail
    dogs attempting to catch a cold scent
  • s  (color) giving no sensation of warmth
    a cold bluish grey
  • s  marked by errorless familiarity
    had her lines cold before rehearsals started
  • s  lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new
  • s  so intense as to be almost uncontrollable
    cold fury gripped him
  • s  sexually unresponsive
    was cold to his advances
  • s  without compunction or human feeling
    in cold blood
    cold-blooded killing
  • s  feeling or showing no enthusiasm
    a cold audience
    a cold response to the new play
  • s  unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication
    the boxer was out cold
    pass out cold
  • s  of a seeker; far from the object sought
  • s  lacking the warmth of life
    cold in his grave
News & Articles

  • Cold Spring settles with SD1 over storm sewers
    The City of Cold Spring has settled an ongoing dispute and lawsuit with Sanitation District No. 1 of Northern Kentucky and is preparing to take control of storm sewers from the utility in as soon as one month's time.
    June 12, 2013 - The Cincinnati Enquirer
  • Cold-brewed coffee is a hot summer beverage
    Cold-brewed coffee is a hot summer beverage by Billy Yang Special To The Tribune Published Jun 11, 2013 07:00AM MDT When warm weather rolls around, many coffee drinkers switch from hot to iced for their caffeine fix. “I still drink hot coffee in the morning but then I’ll switch to iced coffee later in the day,” said Jacob Adkinson, a regular at Nobrow Coffee Werks. “I just crave it. It’s ...
    June 11, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
  • Cold Stone Creamery Continues International Growth With Entrance Into Turkey
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The international development of Cold Stone Creamery ® continues to accelerate in 2013 with its growth into Turkey. The important milestone of entering ...
    June 11, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  • Barack Obama in WELT ONLINE
    Even with the Cold War over, the spread of nuclear weapons or the theft of nuclear material could lead to the extermination of any city on the planet,Obama said at a US-style town hall meeting in the French city of Strasbourg on Friday.
  • Robert Gates in Santa Fe New Mexican
    As an old Cold Warrior, one of yesterday's (Saturday's) speeches almost filled me with nostalgia for a less complex time. Almost,Gates said.
  • Dmitry Medvedev in News24
    We're not afraid of anything (including) the prospect of a Cold War. Of course we don't need that.......... Everything depends on the stance of our partners and the world community and our partners in the West,Medvedev told the Russia Today...

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