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形容词寒冷的; 冷淡的，无情的; 失去知觉的; [艺]有冷感的，冷色的
1. out in the cold : 被忽视; 遭排斥；
1. He was rather slow to realize the cold truth.
2. The selfish old miser had a cold nature.
3. Would you like a cold drink?
1. Joseph knew the business cold.
1. I have got a cold recently.
A：It seems to be clearing up.
B：It’’s such a nice change.
A：I really don’’t think this weather will last.
B：Let’’s just hope it doesn’’t get cold again.
A：What kind of permanent would you like to have?
B：What kinds do you have?
A：Oh, we have quite a varity:regular, cold perm, straight perm, pin curl and foam.
B：Last time I tried a pin curl perm and a foam permanent. Set the wave a little looser than usual, please.
Heating & Air-Conditioning-(暖气和空调)
A：Wow, you keep this place cold.
B：Yep. It’s cold in the summer, hot in the winter.
A：Your electricity bills must be enomp3ous.
B：Yeah, well, it’s a small price to pay to be comfortable, in my mind.
A：It is nice to come in here after a run.
B：Yeah. The central heating and air-conditioning works like a champ3.
A：I usually don’t use it unless it gets really hot. I just open up some windows, and I’m fine.
B：My friend’s family did the same thing. I could never get used to it, though.
1. 感冒：算了!~~这里开始很难统计了!~因为真的 医疗人员 不会分不清 流感(Influenza) 跟 感冒(Cold)
4. cold：chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; 慢性阻塞性肺脏疾患
5. cold：computer output to laser disk; 计算机输向激光磁盘
Something that is cold has a very low temperature or a lower temperature than is normal or acceptable.
e.g. Rinse the vegetables under cold running water...
e.g. He likes his tea neither too hot nor too cold...
She complained about the coldness of his hands.
If it is cold, or if a place is cold, the temperature of the air is very low.
e.g. It was bitterly cold...
e.g. The house is cold because I can't afford to turn the heat on...
Within quarter of an hour the coldness of the night had gone.
Cold weather or low temperatures can be referred to as the cold .
e.g. He must have come inside to get out of the cold...
e.g. His feet were blue with cold.
If you are cold, your body is at an unpleasantly low temperature.
e.g. I was freezing cold...
e.g. I'm hungry, I'm cold and I've nowhere to sleep.
如果要强调天气冷，尤其是在冬天有冰或霜时，可以说 freezing。在夏天，如果气温低于平均气温，可以说 cool。一般来说，cold 表示的温度比 cool 低，cool 含有舒服或凉爽之意：A cool breeze swept off the sea; it was pleasant out there (一阵凉爽的微风拂过海面，让人感觉外面十分舒服)。如果天气很凉甚至太凉，可以用 chilly。
Cold food, such as salad or meat that has been cooked and cooled, is not intended to be eaten hot.
e.g. A wide variety of hot and cold snacks will be available.
e.g. ...cold meats.
Cold colours or cold light give an impression of coldness.
e.g. Generally, warm colours advance in painting and cold colours recede.
e.g. ...the cold blue light from a streetlamp.
A cold person does not show much emotion, especially affection, and therefore seems unfriendly and unsympathetic. If someone's voice is cold, they speak in an unfriendly unsympathetic way.
e.g. What a cold, unfeeling woman she was...
e.g. 'Send her away,' Eve said in a cold, hard voice.
'I'll see you in the morning,' Hugh said coldly.
His coldness angered her.
A cold trail or scent is one which is old and therefore difficult to follow.
e.g. He could follow a cold trail over hard ground and even over stones.
If you say that someone is cold when they are trying to guess the answer to a question or puzzle, you mean that they are thinking about it in the wrong way and are going to give a wrong answer.
If you have a cold, you have a mild, very common illness which makes you sneeze a lot and gives you a sore throat or a cough.
11. see also: common cold
If you catch cold, or catch a cold, you become ill with a cold.
e.g. Let's dry our hair so we don't catch cold.
If something leaves you cold, it fails to excite or interest you.
e.g. Lawrence is one of those writers who either excite you enormously or leave you cold.
If someone is out cold, they are unconscious or sleeping very heavily.
e.g. She was out cold but still breathing.
If you say that a person, group, or country has been left out in the cold, you mean that they have been ignored by others rather than being invited to take part in some activity with them.
e.g. Developing countries might be left out in the cold in current world trade talks.
16. in cold blood -> see blood
to get cold feet -> see foot
to blow hot and cold -> see hot
to pour cold water on something -> see water
1. the absence of heat
e.g. the coldness made our breath visible
come in out of the cold
cold is a vasoconstrictor
Synonym: coldnesslow temperaturefrigidityfrigidness
2. the sensation produced by low temperatures
e.g. he shivered from the cold
the cold helped clear his head
3. a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
e.g. will they never find a cure for the common cold?
Synonym: common cold
1. lacking the warmth of life
e.g. cold in his grave
2. of a seeker
far from the object sought
3. unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication
e.g. the boxer was out cold
pass out cold
4. feeling or showing no enthusiasm
e.g. a cold audience
a cold response to the new play
5. having lost freshness through passage of time
e.g. a cold trail
dogs attempting to catch a cold scent
6. having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
e.g. a cold climate
a cold room
dinner has gotten cold
if you are cold, turn up the heat
a cold beer
7. extended meanings
especially of psychological coldness
without human warmth or emotion
e.g. a cold unfriendly nod
a cold and unaffectionate person
a cold impersonal manner
the concert left me cold
8. without compunction or human feeling
e.g. in cold blood
9. sexually unresponsive
e.g. was cold to his advances
a frigid woman
10. so intense as to be almost uncontrollable
e.g. cold fury gripped him
11. lacking originality or spontaneity
no longer new
e.g. moth-eaten theories about race
12. marked by errorless familiarity
e.g. had her lines cold before rehearsals started
13. (color) giving no sensation of warmth
e.g. a cold bluish grey