Sudden coldness with shivering

  • 1 rigor — n. 1. Stiffness, rigidity, rigidness, inflexibility, hardness. 2. Severity, austerity, harshness, sternness, asperity. 3. Strictness, exactness. 4. Inclemency, severity. 5. (Med.) Sudden coldness with shivering …

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  • 2 chill — chillingly, adv. chillness, n. /chil/, n. 1. coldness, esp. a moderate but uncomfortably penetrating coldness: the chill of evening. 2. a sensation of cold, usually with shivering: She felt a slight chill from the open window. 3. a feeling of… …

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  • 3 chill — /tʃɪl / (say chil) noun 1. coldness, especially a moderate but penetrating coldness. 2. a sensation of cold, usually with shivering. 3. a cold stage, as a first symptom of illness. 4. a depressing influence or sensation. 5. a metal mould for… …

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  • 5 Malaria — Classification and external resources Ring forms and gametocytes of Plasmodium falciparum in human blood. ICD 10 B …

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  • 6 chill — [[t]tʃɪl[/t]] n. 1) an uncomfortably penetrating coldness 2) a sensation of cold, usu. with shivering 3) a sudden fear or alarm 4) a depressing influence or feeling: His presence cast a chill over everyone[/ex] 5) unfriendliness; coolness 6)… …

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  • 7 chill — chill1 [tʃıl] n 1.) [singular] a feeling of coldness ▪ There was a slight chill in the air . morning/autumnal/January etc chill ▪ Suddenly aware of the morning chill, she closed the window. chill of ▪ He sat in the chill of the evening, staring… …

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  • 8 Cold spot — For the astronomical concept, see CMB cold spot. Cold Spots Terminology An infrared thermometer that measures surface temperatures is believed by ghost hunters to also measure air temperature, and thus to locate cold spots. See also …

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