#383. Cold. -- N. cold, coldness &c. adj.; frigidity, inclemency, fresco.
winter; depth of winter, hard winter; Siberia, Nova Zembla; wind-chill factor.
[forms of frozen water] ice; snow, snowflake, snow crystal, snow drift; sleet; hail, hailstone; rime, frost; hoar frost, white frost, hard frost, sharp frost; barf; glaze [U. S.], lolly [obs][N. Am.]; icicle, thick-ribbed ice; fall of snow, heavy fall; iceberg, icefloe; floe berg; glacier; neve, serac[obs]; pruina[obs].
[cold substances] freezing mixture, dry ice, liquid nitrogen, liquid helium.
[Sensation of cold] chilliness &c. adj.; chill; shivering &c. v.; goose skin, horripilation[obs]; rigor; chattering of teeth; numbness, frostbite.
V. be cold &c. adj[intrans.].; shiver, starve, quake, shake, tremble, shudder, didder[obs], quiver; freeze, freeze to death, perish with cold.
[transitive] chill, freeze &c. (render cold) 385; horripilate[obs], make the skin crawl, give one goose flesh.
Adj. cold, cool; chill, chilly; icy; gelid, frigid, algid[obs]; fresh, keen, bleak, raw, inclement, bitter, biting, niveous[obs], cutting, nipping, piercing, pinching; clay-cold; starved &c. (made cold) 385; , chilled to the bone, shivering &c. v.; aguish, transi de froid[Fr]; frostbitten, frost-bound, frost-nipped.
cold as a stone, cold as marble, cold as lead, cold as iron, cold as a frog, cold as charity, cold as Christmas; cool as a cucumber, cool as custard.
icy, glacial, frosty, freezing, pruinose[obs], wintry, brumal[obs], hibernal[obs], boreal, arctic, Siberian, hyemal[obs]; hyperborean, hyperboreal[obs]; icebound; frozen out.
unwarmed[obs], unthawed[obs]; lukewarm, tepid; isocheimal[obs], isocheimenal[obs], isocheimic[obs].
frozen, numb, frost-bitten.
Adv. coldly, bitterly &c. adj.; pierre fendre[Fr];