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Meaning of cold

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: 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" [ant: {hot}]
      2: 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" [ant: {hot}]
      3: having lost freshness through passage of time; "a cold
         trail"; "dogs attempting to catch a cold scent"
      4: (color) giving no sensation of warmth; "a cold bluish grey"
      5: marked by errorless familiarity; "had her lines cold before
         rehearsals started"
      6: lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new; "moth-
         eaten theories about race"; "stale news" [syn: {cold},
         {stale}, {dusty}, {moth-eaten}]
      7: so intense as to be almost uncontrollable; "cold fury gripped
      8: sexually unresponsive; "was cold to his advances"; "a frigid
         woman" [syn: {cold}, {frigid}]
      9: without compunction or human feeling; "in cold blood"; "cold-
         blooded killing"; "insensate destruction" [syn: {cold},
         {cold-blooded}, {inhuman}, {insensate}]
      10: feeling or showing no enthusiasm; "a cold audience"; "a cold
          response to the new play"
      11: unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication; "the boxer
          was out cold"; "pass out cold"
      12: of a seeker; far from the object sought
      13: lacking the warmth of life; "cold in his grave"
      n 1: a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory
           passages (but not the lungs); "will they never find a cure
           for the common cold?" [syn: {cold}, {common cold}]
      2: the absence of heat; "the coldness made our breath visible";
         "come in out of the cold"; "cold is a vasoconstrictor" [syn:
         {coldness}, {cold}, {low temperature}, {frigidity},
         {frigidness}] [ant: {heat}, {high temperature}, {hotness}]
      3: the sensation produced by low temperatures; "he shivered from
         the cold"; "the cold helped clear his head" [syn: {cold},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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