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8 definitions found
 for chill
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chill \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 disagreeable
        sensation of coolness, accompanied with shivering. "[A]
        wintry chill." --W. Irving.
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     2. (Med.) A sensation of cold with convulsive shaking of the
        body, pinched face, pale skin, and blue lips, caused by
        undue cooling of the body or by nervous excitement, or
        forming the precursor of some constitutional disturbance,
        as of a fever.
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     3. A check to enthusiasm or warmth of feeling;
        discouragement; as, a chill comes over an assembly.
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     4. An iron mold or portion of a mold, serving to cool
        rapidly, and so to harden, the surface of molten iron
        brought in contact with it. --Raymond.
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     5. The hardened part of a casting, as the tread of a car
        wheel. --Knight.
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     Chill and fever, fever and ague.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chill \Chill\, v. i. (Metal.)
     To become surface-hardened by sudden cooling while
     solidifying; as, some kinds of cast iron chill to a greater
     depth than others.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chill \Chill\, a.
     1. Moderately cold; tending to cause shivering; chilly; raw.
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              Noisome winds, and blasting vapors chill. --Milton.
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     2. Affected by cold. "My veins are chill." --Shak.
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     3. Characterized by coolness of manner, feeling, etc.;
        lacking enthusiasm or warmth; formal; distant; as, a chill
        reception.
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     4. Discouraging; depressing; dispiriting.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chill \Chill\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chilled (ch[i^]ld); p. pr.
     & vb. n. Chilling.]
     1. To strike with a chill; to make chilly; to cause to
        shiver; to affect with cold.
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              When winter chilled the day.          --Goldsmith.
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     2. To check enthusiasm or warmth of feeling of; to depress;
        to discourage.
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              Every thought on God chills the gayety of his
              spirits.                              --Rogers.
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     3. (Metal.) To produce, by sudden cooling, a change of
        crystallization at or near the surface of, so as to
        increase the hardness; said of cast iron.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  chill
      n 1: coldness due to a cold environment [syn: chill,
           iciness, gelidity]
      2: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of
         surprise shot through him" [syn: frisson, shiver,
         chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle]
      3: a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an
         infection and the development of a fever [syn: chill,
         shivering]
      4: a sudden numbing dread [syn: chill, pall]
      v 1: depress or discourage; "The news of the city's surrender
           chilled the soldiers"
      2: make cool or cooler; "Chill the food" [syn: cool, chill,
         cool down] [ant: heat, heat up]
      3: loose heat; "The air cooled considerably after the
         thunderstorm" [syn: cool, chill, cool down] [ant:
         heat, heat up, hot up]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  361 Moby Thesaurus words for "chill":
     Laodiceanism, abscess, absolute zero, abstracted, ache, aching,
     affectless, ague, air-condition, air-cool, algidity, aloof,
     aloofness, anemia, anesthesia, anesthetized, ankylosis, anoxia,
     apnea, arctic, asphyxiation, asthma, ataxia, atrophy, autism,
     autistic, backache, be cold, benumb, benumbed, bite, bitterness,
     bleakness, bleeding, blennorhea, blunt, bracing, briskness,
     cachexia, cachexy, catatonia, catatonic, chatter, chilblains,
     chilliness, chilling, chills, chilly, cold, cold as charity,
     cold blood, cold creeps, cold heart, cold shivers, cold water,
     cold-blooded, coldhearted, coldheartedness, coldness, colic,
     constipation, convulsion, cool, coolish, coolness, coolth, coryza,
     coughing, creeps, crispness, cryogenics, cryology, cryopathy, cut,
     cyanosis, damp, dampen, damper, deadpan, decrease in temperature,
     deflect, deject, demoralize, depress, detachment, deter, determent,
     deterrent, diarrhea, didder, disaccordant, disaffect, disaffinity,
     discourage, discouragement, dishearten, disincline, disinterest,
     disinterested, disparage, dispassion, dispassionate,
     dispassionateness, dispirit, distance, distant, distract, distress,
     dither, dithers, divert, dizziness, dropsy, drugged, duck bumps,
     dull, dullness, dysentery, dyspepsia, dyspnea, edema, emaciation,
     emotional deadness, emotionally dead, emotionless, emotionlessness,
     enmity, fainting, fatigue, fervorlessness, fever, fibrillation,
     flu, flux, formal, freeze, freeze to death, freezing,
     freezing point, fresh, freshen, freshness, frigid, frigidity,
     frost, frostbite, frosted, frostiness, frosty, frozen, gelid,
     gelidity, glacial, go through, goose bumps, goose pimples,
     gooseflesh, grow cold, growth, halfheartedness, have a chill,
     have goose pimples, heartless, heartlessness, hemorrhage,
     high blood pressure, horripilate, horripilation, hostility,
     hydrops, hypertension, hypotension, ice, ice-cool, iciness,
     icterus, icy, immovability, immovable, impassibility, impassive,
     impassiveness, impassivity, inaccessibility, inclemency,
     incompatibility, incompatible, incompatibleness, indifference,
     indifferent, indifferentism, indifferentness, indigestion,
     indispose, inexcitability, inexcitable, inflammation, influenza,
     infrigidate, inhospitable, inhospitality, inimical, inimicality,
     insensitive, insipidity, insomnia, insusceptible, intense cold,
     invigorating, itching, jaundice, keenness, kibe, la grippe,
     labored breathing, lack of affect, lack of feeling, lack of touch,
     lose heat, low blood pressure, low temperature, lukewarmness,
     lumbago, marasmus, nasal discharge, nausea, necrosis, neuterness,
     neutrality, neutralness, nip, nippiness, nippy, nonemotional, numb,
     numbed, numbing, objective, objectivity, obtuse, obtuseness,
     offishness, out of touch, pain, paralysis, passionless,
     passionlessness, penetrate, penetrating, perfunctoriness,
     perish with cold, personal conflict, pierce, poker face, polar,
     pruritus, put off, quake, quench, quiver, rash, raw, rawness,
     refresh, refrigerate, remoteness, repel, reserved, rheum, rigor,
     sclerosis, seizure, self-absorbed, self-absorption, severity,
     shake, sharp air, sharpness, shiver, shivering, shivers, shock,
     shudder, skin eruption, sneezing, solitary, sore, soulless,
     soullessness, spasm, spiritless, spiritlessness, standoffish,
     standoffishness, stimulating, straight face, strain, strained,
     tabes, tachycardia, temperate, tense, tension, tepidness,
     the sniffles, tremble, tumor, turn aside, turn away, turn from,
     turn off, unaffectionate, unamiability, unamiable, unamicable,
     unapproachability, uncompanionable, uncordial, uncordiality,
     unemotional, unemotionalism, unexcitability, unfeeling,
     unfeelingness, unfriendliness, unfriendly, ungenial, ungeniality,
     unharmonious, unimpassioned, unimpressibility, unimpressionable,
     unimpressionableness, uninterested, unloving, unpassionate,
     unpassionateness, unresponding, unresponsive, unresponsiveness,
     unsociability, unsociable, unsusceptibility, unsusceptible,
     unsympathetic, unsympatheticness, untouchability, untouchable,
     upset stomach, vapidity, ventilate, vertigo, vomiting, wasting,
     wean from, wet blanket, wintry, withdrawal, withdrawn,
     withdrawnness, zeallessness
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  CHILL
         CCITT HIgh Level programming Language (CCITT)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  CCITT HIgh-Level Language
  CHILL
  
      (CHILL) A real-time language widely used in
     telecommunications.  CHILL was developed in the 1970s and
     improved in 1984, 1988, 1992, and 1996.  It is used in several
     countries including Germany, Norway, Brasil, and South Korea.
  
     Cygnus are developing a compiler based on gcc.
  
     http://www1.informatik.uni-jena.de/languages/chill/chill.htm)">(http://www1.informatik.uni-jena.de/languages/chill/chill.htm).
  
     ["An Analytical Description of CHILL, the CCITT High Level
     Language", P. Branquart, LNCS 128, Springer 1982].
  
     ["CHILL User's Manual", ITU, 1986, ISBN 92-61-02601-X.
     ISO-9496 (1988?)].
  
     (1997-01-20)
  

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