chill

{{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}}
noun
1 coldness
ADJECTIVE
biting, bitter, deep
cold, damp
slight
evening, morning, night
autumn (esp. BrE), autumnal, winter
VERB + CHILL
feel

I could feel the chill as soon as I went outside.

take off

I'll add some hot water to the milk to take the chill off it (= to make it slightly warmer).

CHILL + NOUN
factor

With the chill factor, it's nearly minus forty here.

PHRASES
a chill in the air

There's a slight chill in the air.

2 feeling of fear
ADJECTIVE
sudden
icy
VERB + CHILL
feel

She felt a sudden chill at the thought of the dangers he faced.

strike

Her words struck a chill in his heart.

CHILL + VERB
run down sb's spine, run through sb, run up sb's spine

A chill ran through me at the thought.

PREPOSITION
chill of

a chill of fear

PHRASES
send a chill down sb's spine, send a chill through sb

The news sent a chill down her spine.

3 mild illness
ADJECTIVE
bad, nasty, severe
slight
VERB + CHILL
catch, get

I caught a nasty chill after my swim last week.

{{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}}
verb
Chill is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑beer
Chill is used with these nouns as the object: ↑beer, ↑champagne, ↑wine
{{Roman}}III.{{/Roman}}
adj.
Chill is used with these nouns: ↑air, ↑breeze, ↑cabinet, ↑wind

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Chill — may refer to: Chills that occur during high fevers as a result of immune response to disease Shivering, a bodily function in response to early hypothermia in warm blooded animals Cold chill, a tingling feeling, possibly accompanied by a shudder,… …   Wikipedia

  • CHILL — (Abkürzung für CCITT High Level Language) ist eine problemorientierte Programmiersprache, die hauptsächlich in der Kommunikationstechnik angewandt wird, zum Beispiel für rechnergesteuerte Vermittlungssysteme. CHILL gehört zur Algol 60 Familie,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chill — ist das englische Wort chill für Kältegefühl, Kühle, Frösteln davon abgeleitet umgangssprachlich chillen und chillen#Chill outChill Out ein Album der Musikgruppe The KLF, siehe Chill Out ein Rollenspiel, siehe Chill (Rollenspiel) eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • chill´i|ly — chill|y «CHIHL ee», adjective, chill|i|er, chill|i|est, adverb. –adj. 1. unpleasantly cool; rather cold: »It is a rainy, chilly day. You ll feel chilly if you don t wear a coat. SYNONYM( …   Useful english dictionary

  • chill|y — «CHIHL ee», adjective, chill|i|er, chill|i|est, adverb. –adj. 1. unpleasantly cool; rather cold: »It is a rainy, chilly day. You ll feel chilly if you don t wear a coat. SYNONYM( …   Useful english dictionary

  • CHILL-ON — ist ein im sechsten Forschungsrahmenprogramm (FP 6) der Europäischen Kommission gefördertes Forschungsprojekt. Ziel des Projektes ist die Verbesserung der Sicherheit und Transparenz in der Kühlkette für Lebensmittel. Das Forschungsprojekt, an dem …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chill — (ch[i^]l), n. [AS. cele, cyle, from the same root as celan, calan, to be cold; akin to D. kil cold, coldness, Sw. kyla to chill, and E. cool. See {Cold}, and cf. {Cool}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A moderate but disagreeable degree of cold; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chill — chill·er; chill·i·ly; chill·i·ness; chill; chill·ness; chill·some; …   English syllables

  • Chill — Chill, a. 1. Moderately cold; tending to cause shivering; chilly; raw. [1913 Webster] Noisome winds, and blasting vapors chill. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Affected by cold. My veins are chill. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Characterized by coolness of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • CHILL — CHILL (от CCITT High Level Language) язык программирования, используемый в телекоммуникациях. Является языком высокого уровня, предложенным международным союзом электросвязи. Язык принят в качестве международного стандарта для… …   Википедия

  • chill — vt: to discourage esp. through fear of penalty: have a chilling effect on statutes which may chill the exercise of...free expression M. H. Redish Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. chi …   Law dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.