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cooler, comparative; coolest, superlative;
  1. Of or at a fairly low temperature
    • - it'll be a cool afternoon
    • - the wind kept them cool
  2. Soothing or refreshing because of its low temperature
    • - a cool drink in the leafy shade
    • - the bathroom was all glass and cool, muted blues
  3. (esp. of clothing) Keeping one from becoming too hot
    • - wear your cool, comfortable shirts
  4. Showing no friendliness toward a person or enthusiasm for an idea or project
    • - he gave a cool reception to the suggestion for a research center
  5. Free from excitement or anxiety
    • - he prided himself on keeping a cool head
    • - she seems cool, calm, and collected
  6. Calmly audacious
    • - such an expensive strategy requires cool nerves
  7. (of jazz, esp. modern jazz) Restrained and relaxed

  8. Fashionably attractive or impressive
    • - I always wore sunglasses to look cool
  9. Excellent
    • - a computer you didn't even have to plug in. Cool!
  10. Used to emphasize a specified quantity or amount, esp. of money
    • - a cool $15,000 to buy the franchise
  1. Become or cause to become less hot
    • - we dived into the river to cool off
    • - his feelings for her took a long time to cool
    • - cool the pastry for five minutes
  2. Become or cause to become calm or less excited
    • - after I'd cooled off, I realized I was being irrational
    • - George was trying to cool him down
  3. Behave in a less excitable manner
    • - “Cool it and tell me why you're so ecstatic.”
  1. A fairly low temperature
    • - the cool of the night air
  2. A time or place at which the temperature is pleasantly low
    • - the cool of the evening
  3. Calmness; composure
    • - he recovered his cool and then started laughing at us
  4. The quality of being fashionably attractive or impressive
    • - all the cool of high fashion

  1. make cool or cooler; "Chill the food"
  2. neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat; "a cool autumn day"; "a cool room"; "cool summer dresses"; "cool drinks"; "a cool breeze"
  3. the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature; "the cool of early morning"
  4. aplomb: great coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool"
  5. loose heat; "The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm"
  6. 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"
  7. Cool is an aesthetic of attitude, behavior, comportment, appearance and style, influenced by and a product of the Zeitgeist. Because of the varied and changing connotations of cool, as well its subjective nature, the word has no single meaning. ...
  8. While the African continent is vast and its peoples diverse, certain standards of beauty and correctness in artistic expression and physical appearance are held in common among various African societies.
  9. "Cool" is a song written by Gwen Stefani and Dallas Austin for Stefani's debut solo album, Love. Angel. Music. Baby. (2004). ...
  10. "Cool" is a song from the musical West Side Story. Leonard Bernstein composed the music and Stephen Sondheim wrote the lyrics.
  11. Cool & Dre are a team of hip hop producers from Miami, Florida, consisting of Marcello "Cool" Valenzano and Andre "Dre" Christopher Lyon.
  12. Cool, an acronym for Classroom Object Oriented Language, is a computer programming language designed by Alexander Aiken for use in an undergraduate compiler course project. ...
  13. (intransitive) To lose heat, to get colder; To make cooler, less warm; Having a slightly low temperature; mildly or pleasantly cold; Allowing or suggesting heat relief; Of a person, not showing emotion, calm and in self-control; Unenthusiastic, lukewarm, skeptical; Calmly audacious; Of a ...
  14. Refers to blue or violet based undertones in hair, skin, or makeup.
  15. great; interesting; good. (very popular)
  16. is the sporty girl. She has the darkest skin of the Dolls in the line. She had a long straight orange wig with bangs and a purple wig tied in low pigtails. "Cool" wore an ensemble of a T-shirt and cargos that shortened to hot pants.
  17. To let hot food stand at room temperature until it is no longer hot.
  18. Country of Origin Labeling, a proposal in the 2002 Farm Bill that would require all beef, lamb, pork, fish, perishable agricultural commodities and peanuts to be labeled with where they come from. President Bush has delayed implementation of this provision until 2008.
  19. approval; a positive response; a person who is accepted by their peers, something you like is "cool"
  20. The style of the early 50s, taken up by many white musicians and popular on college campuses. The basis was bebop, but the fastest tempos were not used and the sound was quiet and understated. Miles Davis was one of the main originators.
  21. Consortium of Ontario Libraries. Formally established in 1998, this group has negotiated a number of province-wide licensing agreements on specific electronic resources.
  22. I was young when I first became a parent, and when my first child was a high school senior, I had license to use this word. It was, however, a probationary license. Now, the silence that falls on the room when I say "cool" means that it's not.
  23. Like kiff and lekker, a universal word that refers to things hip, okay, good and nice. ‘He is cool because he wears funky shades.’ ‘That’s cool.’ ‘We had a cool time at J-Bay.’
  24. A restrained approach to music. A superlative which has gained wide acceptance outside of jazz.That cat Miles Davis plays some "cool" jazz. That cat Miles, is "cool."
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