Chilled
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. [1913 Webster]

When winter chilled the day. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

2. To check enthusiasm or warmth of feeling of; to depress; to discourage. [1913 Webster]

Every thought on God chills the gayety of his spirits. --Rogers. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Chilled — Chilled, a. 1. Hardened on the surface or edge by chilling; as, chilled iron; a chilled wheel. [1913 Webster] 2. (Paint.) Having that cloudiness or dimness of surface that is called blooming. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chilled — EP by Chicane Released 16 August 1999 …   Wikipedia

  • chilled — [ tʃıld ] adjective chilled food or drink has been made cold in order to make it more pleasant or to keep it fresh: a bottle of chilled champagne imports of chilled beef and lamb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • chilled — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel ▪ I suddenly felt chilled and had to go indoors. ▪ serve sth ▪ The wine is best served chilled. PHRASES …   Collocations dictionary

  • chilled — UK [tʃɪld] / US adjective 1) chilled food or drink has been made cold in order to make it more pleasant or to keep it fresh a bottle of chilled champagne imports of chilled beef and lamb 2) informal very relaxed …   English dictionary

  • chilled — adjective Cooled. The chilled beer was refreshing on the hot day …   Wiktionary

  • Chilled — Потерянный при стереотипировании (о деталях и печатающих участках) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • chilled — adj excellent, admirable. A teenage vogue word of the later 1980s. The term is a synonym for cool, influenced by the verb form to chill out (relax, unwind). British fans of rap and acid house music and skateboarding introduced the word to… …   Contemporary slang

  • chilled — adj. cold, cooled, frigid, having a cold tʃɪl n. cold, frost; shiver, shudder v. cool, make cold; become cold; chill out, relax (Slang) adj. cool, cold …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chilled — Adj. Relaxed …   English slang and colloquialisms

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