chilling

  • 1 Chilling — Chill ing, a. Making chilly or cold; depressing; discouraging; cold; distant; as, a chilling breeze; a chilling manner. {Chill ing ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 chilling — UK [ˈtʃɪlɪŋ] / US adjective 1) making you feel suddenly very frightened or worried The chilling truth is that the killers are still out there. 2) American making something become less open, friendly, or easy than it was before The proposed law… …

    English dictionary

  • 3 chilling — adjective a) Becoming cold. As they reached the street the ‘Duchess’ caught a swirling hem of lace about her chilling ankles. b) Causing mild fear. It was a chilling story, but the children enjoyed it …

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  • 4 chilling — chil|ling [ˈtʃılıŋ] adj something that is chilling makes you feel frightened, especially because it is cruel, violent, or dangerous ▪ the chilling sound of wolves howling >chillingly adv ▪ It was chillingly clear that he wanted revenge …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 chilling — chill|ing [ tʃılıŋ ] adjective 1. ) making you feel suddenly very frightened or worried: The chilling truth is that the killers are still out there. 2. ) AMERICAN making something become less open, friendly, or easy than it was before: The… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 chilling — [[t]tʃɪ̱lɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe something as chilling, you mean it is frightening. The report gives a chilling account of how the plane disintegrated after the explosion. Derived words: chillingly ADV GRADED usu ADV adj… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 chilling — adjective something that is chilling makes you feel frightened, especially because it is cruel, violent, or dangerous: the chilling sound of wolves howling …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 chilling — /ˈtʃɪlɪŋ/ (say chiling) adjective 1. frightening; horrifying: *a delirium of witch like imprecations that had a weird and chilling power –david malouf, 1984. 2. causing coldness: a chilling wind. –chillingly, adverb …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 9 Chilling — Chill Chill, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chilled} (ch[i^]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Chilling}.] 1. To strike with a chill; to make chilly; to cause to shiver; to affect with cold. [1913 Webster] When winter chilled the day. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 chilling — adjective Date: 1814 gravely disturbing or frightening < a chilling case of abuse > • chillingly adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 chilling — /chil ing/, adj. causing or likely to cause a chill: the chilling effect of the high unemployment rate. [CHILL + ING2] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 12 chilling — adj. Chilling is used with these nouns: ↑clarity, ↑detail, ↑effect, ↑message, ↑reminder, ↑tale …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 chilling — Doing not much. Just hanging around. Q: What did you do yesterday after school? A: Nothing much, just chilling …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 14 chilling — [ˈtʃɪlɪŋ] adj making you feel suddenly very frightened or worried The chilling truth is that the killers are still out there.[/ex] chillingly adv …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 15 chilling — aušinimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Medžiagos temperatūros mažinimas iki aplinkos temperatūros. atitikmenys: angl. chilling; cooling rus. охлаждение …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 16 chilling — grūdinimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Įkaitinimas iki tam tikros temperatūros, laikymas joje ir greitas ataušinimas. atitikmenys: angl. chilling; hardening; heat hardening; quenching; toughening rus. закалка …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 17 chilling — grūdinimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. chilling; hardening vok. Abschreckung, f; Härtung, f rus. закалка, f pranc. traitement de trempe, m; traitement thermique de trempe, m; trempe, f …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 18 chilling — aušinimas statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Temperatūros mažinimo procesas. atitikmenys: angl. chilling; cooling vok. Abkühlung, f rus. остывание, n; охлаждение, n pranc. refroidissement, m …

    Aiškinamasis šiluminės ir branduolinės technikos terminų žodynas

  • 19 chilling — chill ► NOUN 1) an unpleasant feeling of coldness. 2) a feverish cold. ► VERB 1) make cold. 2) horrify or frighten. 3) (usu. chill out) informal calm down and relax. ► …

    English terms dictionary

  • 20 chilling — Synonyms and related words: ache, aching, adiabatic absorption, adiabatic demagnetization, adiabatic expansion, air conditioning, air cooling, alarming, algific, awing, blast freezing, blast freezing, chilblains, chill, chilliness, cold creeps,… …

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