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 for cool
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cool \Cool\, a. [Compar. Cooler; superl. Coolest.] [AS.
     c[=o]l; akin to D. koel, G. k["u]hl, OHG. chouli, Dan.
     k["o]lig, Sw. kylig, also to AS. calan to be cold, Icel.
     kala. See Cold, and cf. Chill.]
     1. Moderately cold; between warm and cold; lacking in warmth;
        producing or promoting coolness.
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              Fanned with cool winds.               --Milton.
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     2. Not ardent, warm, fond, or passionate; not hasty;
        deliberate; exercising self-control; self-possessed;
        dispassionate; indifferent; as, a cool lover; a cool
        debater.
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              For a patriot, too cool.              --Goldsmith.
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     3. Not retaining heat; light; as, a cool dress.
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     4. Manifesting coldness or dislike; chilling; apathetic; as,
        a cool manner.
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     5. Quietly impudent; negligent of propriety in matters of
        minor importance, either ignorantly or willfully;
        presuming and selfish; audacious; as, cool behavior.
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              Its cool stare of familiarity was intolerable.
                                                    --Hawthorne.
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     6. Applied facetiously, in a vague sense, to a sum of money,
        commonly as if to give emphasis to the largeness of the
        amount.
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              He had lost a cool hundred.           --Fielding.
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              Leaving a cool thousand to Mr. Matthew Pocket.
                                                    --Dickens.
  
     Syn: Calm; dispassionate; self-possessed; composed;
          repulsive; frigid; alienated; impudent.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cool \Cool\, v. i.
     1. To become less hot; to lose heat.
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              I saw a smith stand with his hammer, thus,
              the whilst his iron did on the anvil cool. --Shak.
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     2. To lose the heat of excitement or passion; to become more
        moderate.
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              I will not give myself liberty to think, lest I
              should cool.                          --Congreve.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cool \Cool\, n.
     A moderate state of cold; coolness; -- said of the
     temperature of the air between hot and cold; as, the cool of
     the day; the cool of the morning or evening.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cool \Cool\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cooled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Cooling.]
     1. To make cool or cold; to reduce the temperature of; as,
        ice cools water.
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              Send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger
              in water, and cool my tongue.         --Luke xvi.
                                                    24.
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     2. To moderate the heat or excitement of; to allay, as
        passion of any kind; to calm; to moderate.
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              We have reason to cool our raging motions, our
              carnal stings, our unbitted lusts.    --Shak.
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     To cool the heels, to dance attendance; to wait, as for
        admission to a patron's house. [Colloq.] --Dryden.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cool
      adj 1: neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat; "a
             cool autumn day"; "a cool room"; "cool summer dresses";
             "cool drinks"; "a cool breeze" [ant: warm]
      2: marked by calm self-control (especially in trying
         circumstances); unemotional; "play it cool"; "keep cool";
         "stayed coolheaded in the crisis"; "the most nerveless winner
         in the history of the tournament" [syn: cool, coolheaded,
         nerveless]
      3: (color) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially
         of greens and blues and violets; "cool greens and blues and
         violets" [ant: warm]
      4: 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" [ant: warm]
      5: (used of a number or sum) without exaggeration or
         qualification; "a cool million bucks"
      6: 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"
      n 1: the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature;
           "the cool of early morning"
      2: great coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool"
         [syn: aplomb, assuredness, cool, poise, sang-froid]
      v 1: make cool or cooler; "Chill the food" [syn: cool,
           chill, cool down] [ant: heat, heat up]
      2: loose heat; "The air cooled considerably after the
         thunderstorm" [syn: cool, chill, cool down] [ant:
         heat, heat up, hot up]
      3: lose intensity; "His enthusiasm cooled considerably" [syn:
         cool, cool off, cool down]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  617 Moby Thesaurus words for "cool":
     Buddha-like composure, Laodicean, OK, Olympian, Oriental calm,
     abate, abnegation, above all that, absolute zero, abstinence,
     ace-high, affectless, aguey, aguish, air-condition, air-cool,
     algid, algidity, allay, aloof, anesthetized, apathetic, aplomb,
     appease, arctic, arrest, arrogant, assassinate, assured, at rest,
     audacious, autistic, aweless, awelessness, backward, bad, balance,
     balanced, balanced personality, bang-up, bashful, bitterness,
     blank, bleakness, blue with cold, blunt, bold, bonzer, boss,
     bracing, brazen, bridle, briskness, bully, bump off, bumptious,
     but good, calculated, calm, calm disposition, calm down,
     calm of mind, calmness, catatonic, chattering, check, chill,
     chilled, chilliness, chilling, chilly, chromatic, cloistered, cold,
     cold as charity, cold-blooded, coldhearted, coldness, collect,
     collected, colorific, coloring, commonsense, compose, composed,
     composure, conciliate, confident, conservatism, constancy,
     constrain, constrained, constraint, contain, continence, control,
     controlled, contumelious, cool off, coolheaded, coolheadedness,
     cooling, coolish, coolness, coolth, corking, countenance,
     crackerjack, cradle, crispness, cryogenics, cryology, curb,
     curtail, damp, dampen, dandy, decelerate, decrease in temperature,
     deflect, defuse, deliberate, delicious, detached, deter,
     dichromatic, diminish, disaccordant, disaffect, discourage,
     discreet, disdainful, disincline, disinterest, dispassion,
     dispassionate, distant, distract, dithery, divert, divine, do in,
     dompt, drugged, ducky, dulcify, dull, dust off, dwindling, ease,
     easy mind, ebbing, emotionally dead, emotionless, enjoin, equable,
     equilibrium, even, even out, even-tempered, even-tenored, evenness,
     exclusive, execute, expectation, expected, expecting,
     expressionless, fab, familiar, fast, fastness, fervorless,
     fiducial, fine and dandy, finish, firm, firm as Gibraltar,
     firmness, forbidding, forward, freezing, freezing point, fresh,
     freshen, freshness, frigid, frigidity, frosted, frostiness, frosty,
     frozen, frozen to death, gear, gelid, gelidity, gentle, gentleness,
     glorious, glowing, golden mean, govern, great, groovy, guard,
     guarded, halcyon, half-frozen, halfhearted, happy medium,
     harmonious, heartless, heavy, hinder, hold, hold at bay, hold back,
     hold fast, hold in, hold in check, hold in leash, hold up,
     hubristic, hunky-dory, hush, hushed, ice, ice-cool, iciness, icy,
     icy calm, immovable, impartiality, impassible, impassive,
     impersonal, impertinent, imperturbability, imperturbable,
     imperturbation, impudent, in equilibrium, inaccessible, inclemency,
     incompatible, indifferent, indispose, indisturbance,
     inexcitability, inexcitable, infrigidate, inhibit, inhospitable,
     inimical, insolent, insulting, insusceptible, intense cold,
     introverted, invariability, invigorating, isolated, jam-up,
     judiciousness, just dandy, juste-milieu, keen, keenness, keep,
     keep back, keep from, keep in, keep in check, keep under control,
     knock off, lay, lay the dust, lay under restraint, lenity, lessen,
     level-headed, levelheaded, liquidate, logical, low temperature,
     lukewarm, lull, many-colored, marvy, matching, mean, meden agan,
     medley, mental composure, middle way, mildness, moderate,
     moderateness, moderation, moderationism, modest, moldering,
     mollify, monochromatic, monochrome, monochromic, motley, neat,
     nerve, neuter, neutral, neutrality, nifty, nip, nippiness, nippy,
     nobby, nodding acceptance, nonamazedness, nonamazement,
     nonastonishment, nonchalant, nonemotional, nonmarveling,
     nonviolence, nonwonder, nonwondering, nothing in excess, objective,
     obtrusive, obtuse, offish, okay, out of sight, out of touch,
     overconfident, overpresumptuous, overweening, pacific, pacifism,
     pacify, passionless, peace of mind, peaceable, peaceful,
     peacefulness, peachy, peachy-keen, perfunctory,
     philosophic composure, philosophical, philosophicalness,
     philosophy, phlegmatic, pigmentary, placate, placid, placidity,
     poise, polychromatic, pour balm into, pour balm on, practical,
     pragmatic, predictable, premeditated, presuming, presumptuous,
     prismatic, procacious, prohibit, propitiate, prudence, pull,
     pull in, purposeful, purposive, pushy, put away, put off, quell,
     quench, quiescent, quiet, quiet mind, quietude, rainbow, rational,
     rawness, reasonable, reduce, refresh, refreshing, refrigerate,
     rein, rein in, relaxed, reliability, reliable, remote, removed,
     repel, repose, reposeful, reposing, repress, repressed, reserved,
     rest, restful, resting, restrain, restrained, restraint, retard,
     reticent, retiring, retrench, rigor, ripping, rock, rock to sleep,
     rootedness, rum, sane, sang-froid, sangfroid, scrumptious,
     secluded, seclusive, secure, secureness, security, sedateness,
     self-abnegation, self-absorbed, self-control, self-controlled,
     self-denial, self-possessed, self-restraint, sensational, sensible,
     sequestered, sequestrated, serene, serenity, set back, severity,
     shaky, shameless, sharp air, sharpness, sheltered, shivering,
     shivery, shrinking, simmer down, slap-up, slow down, smashing,
     smooth, smooth down, smooth over, smoothen, smother, snub, sober,
     sober-minded, sobriety, solid, solidity, solitary, something else,
     soothe, soothingness, soulless, sound, soundness, spectral,
     spiffing, spiffy, spiritless, stability, stabilize, stable,
     stable equilibrium, stable state, standoff, standoffish, steadfast,
     steadfastness, steadiness, steady, steady nerves, steady state,
     still, still as death, stillish, stilly, stimulating, stoic,
     stolid, strained, straiten, stunning, subdue, subdued, subsiding,
     substantial, substantiality, suppress, suppressed, swell,
     temperance, temperate, temperateness, tense, tepid, tinctorial,
     tingent, toning, tough, tranquil, tranquilize, tranquillity,
     turn aside, turn away, turn from, turn off, unabashed, unaffable,
     unaffectionate, unagitated, unamazed, unamazedness, unamazement,
     unamiable, unamicable, unapproachable, unastonished,
     unastonishment, unastounded, unawed, unbewildered, uncompanionable,
     unconcerned, uncongenial, uncordial, undazed, undazzled,
     undeflectability, undemonstrative, under control, undisturbed,
     undumbfounded, unemotional, unexcessiveness, unexcitable,
     unexcited, unexpansive, unextravagance, unextremeness, unfeeling,
     unflappable, unflinching, unfriendly, ungenial, unharmonious,
     unheated, uniformity, unimpassioned, unimpressed,
     unimpressibleness, unimpressionable, uninterested, uninvolved,
     unloving, unmarveling, unmoved, unpassionate, unperturbed,
     unresponding, unresponsive, unruffled, unruffledness, unshakable,
     unshakable nerves, unshakableness, unsociable, unstirring,
     unsurprise, unsurprised, unsurprisedness, unsusceptible,
     unsympathetic, untouchable, untroubled, unwavering, unwondering,
     uppish, uppity, variegated, ventilate, via media, waning, warm,
     wean from, well-balanced, with chattering teeth, withdrawn,
     withhold, without nerves, wizard, wonderless, wonderlessness,
     zealless
  
  

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

  COOL
         COBOL Object Orientated Language (OOP, COBOL)
         

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

  COOL
  
     1. Concurrent Object-Oriented Language.
  
     2. CLIPS Object-Oriented Language?
  
     3. A C++ class library developed at Texas Instruments that
     defines containers like Vectors, List, Hash_Table,
     etc.  It uses a shallow hierarchy with no common base class.
     The functionality is close to Common Lisp data structures
     (like libg++).  The template syntax is very close to
     Cfront 3.x and g++ 2.x.
  
     JCOOL's main difference from COOL and GECOOL is that it uses
     real C++ templates instead of a similar syntax that is
     preprocessed by a special 'cpp' distributed with COOL and
     GECOOL.
  
     ftp://csc.ti.com/pub/COOL.tar.Z)">(ftp://csc.ti.com/pub/COOL.tar.Z).
  
     GECOOL, JCOOL: ftp://cs.utexas.edu/pub/COOL/)">(ftp://cs.utexas.edu/pub/COOL/).
  
     E-mail: Van-Duc Nguyen 
  
     (1992-08-05)
  

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

  CooL
  
      Combined object-oriented Language.
  
     An object-oriented language from the ITHACA Esprit
     project, which combines C-based languages with database
     technology.
  
     (1995-03-15)
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Cool, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
     Population (2000):    162
     Housing Units (2000): 69
     Land area (2000):     1.638631 sq. miles (4.244034 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.003158 sq. miles (0.008178 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.641789 sq. miles (4.252212 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            16540
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             32.798472 N, 98.012781 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Cool, TX
      Cool
  

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