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  • n  the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
    the cool of early morning
  • n  great coolness and composure under strain
    keep your cool
  • v  make cool or cooler
  • v  loose heat
    The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm
  • v  lose intensity
    His enthusiasm cooled considerably
  • a  neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat
    a cool autumn day
    a cool room
    cool summer dresses
    cool drinks
    a cool breeze
  • s  marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional
    play it cool
    keep cool
    stayed coolheaded in the crisis
  • a  (color) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets
    cool greens and blues and violets
  • a  psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike
    relations were cool and polite
    a cool reception
    cool to the idea of higher taxes
  • s  (used of a number or sum) without exaggeration or qualification
    a cool million bucks
  • s  fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept
    he's a cool dude
    that's cool
    Mary's dress is really cool
    it's not cool to arrive at a party too early

  • These shades don't just look cool; they also house a tiny digital camera lens.
  • In A Class By Themselves Some cool things you can do at four of the biggest planets in cyberspace.
  • Some robots do cool tricks; others just look cool.
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in The Associated Press
    In Washington, where the thermometer climbed to 100 degrees by mid-afternoon, President Barack Obama warned reporters about to leave the Oval Office: "Stay cool out there. Hydrate."
  • Boris Johnson in San Jose Mercury News
    I would like to see a bit of cool heads rather than endlessly buck-passing and name-calling,said London Mayor Boris Johnson. "When you consider the huge exposure of British pension funds to BP it starts to become a matter of national...
  • Brad Keselowski in
    Just a wild ride that was uncalled for,Keselowski said. "To come back and intentionally wreck someone, that's not cool. It could have killed someone in the grandstands. I know it's a little ironic that I'm saying it, but at least I didn't...

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