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Dictionary definition for: Cool

1. (n) the quality of being cool; "the cool of early morning"

2. (a) neither warm or very cold; giving relief from heat; "a cool autumn day" "a cool room" "cool summer dresses" "cool drinks" "a cool breeze"

3. (v) make cool or cooler; "Chill the food"

4. (n) great coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool"

5. (s) 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"

6. (v) loose heat; "The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm"

7. (v) lose intensity; "His enthusiasm cooled considerably"

8. (a) (color) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets; "cool greens and blues and violets"

9. (a) 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"

10. (s) used of a number or sum and meaning without exaggeration or qualification; "a cool million bucks"

11. (s) 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"

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