cold or COLD
adj 1 a : having or being a temperature that is noticeably lower than body temperature and esp. that is uncomfortable for humans <it is outside today> <a drafty exercise room> b : having a relatively low temperature or one that is lower than normal or expected <the bath water has gotten > c : receptive to the sensation of coldness : stimulated by cold <a spot is a typical receptor in higher vertebrates> 2 : marked by the loss of normal body heat < hands> 3 : DEAD 4 : exhibiting little or no radioactivity cold*ness n
, n 1 : bodily sensation produced by loss or lack of heat 2 : a bodily disorder popularly associated with chilling a in humans : COMMON COLD b in domestic animals : CORYZA .
abbr chronic obstructive lung disease .
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