Meaning of COOL in English

COOL

I. adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a cool breeze

It was getting late and a cool breeze was blowing.

a cool stare (= calm )

When I expressed surprise, he responded with a cool stare.

a cool/chilly/frosty reception (= not friendly or approving )

His idea got a cool reception from his colleagues.

a cool/cold drink

They were all out in the garden, sipping cool drinks.

a fine/warm/cool etc evening

It was a fine evening, so we decide to eat outside.

a hot/warm/cool bath

Why don't you have a nice warm bath?

cold/cool

Scotland's climate is too cold for these plants to survive.

cool, calm, and collected

She wanted to arrive feeling cool, calm, and collected .

cool/cold

The air had turned a little cooler.

cooling system

a fault in the power station’s cooling system

cooling tower

play it carefully/cool etc

If you like him, play it cool, or you might scare him off.

water cooler

wine cooler

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

as

But Paula, dressed in light grey leggings, sweatshirt and a blue denim jacket, looks as cool as a cucumber.

Not as cool but not as far as Flagstaff, the mile-high city boasts temperatures that hover in the low 90s.

The sheets in Karen's bed were as cool as a field of long grass.

After a while, everybody will have the technology to make a movie look as cool as the next person.

The head, you could say, remains as cool as the heart.

Everybody tries to be as cool as possible but actually what you're feeling is something pretty bad.

You have to be as cool as he is.

Clark, a former political scientist widely regarded as cool and aloof, seemed transformed by power.

pretty

I imagine its value is probably pretty cool too.

They are with me all the way, and that is pretty cool .

It was pretty cool , certainly better than working.

I have to admit I thought it was pretty cool .

I must say, she's pretty cool .

The lighting and the whole feel of the funhouse up there was pretty cool .

really

Farrar was short with livery lips and thick black eyebrows, and Something was prematurely bald and thought he was really cool .

By then we were out of food, but everybody was just really cool .

Even the mornings were never really cool , but still and misty with the promise of heat.

It was really cool to see them live.

so

But also fear: For in that sleep of death what dreams may come. ` Anne, it is so cool !

Mom, it was so cool .

She is so cool and indifferent, so enclosed and private - when she's not openly defiant, that is.

It's so dark, yet it's so full of colours, and it's so cool .

But so cool is the blue minimalist card that one style magazine editor aspired to name his baby son Sony.

She was normally so cool and in command in the presence of men, but he made her feel gauche.

Or, if there were, they were playing it so cool as to be almost unnoticeable.

They don't pop, they don't break they're so cool they swim up the streets of Pontefract!

very

She gave him a very cool kiss on parting.

The main benefits of the whole enterprise seem to have been Teflon, Tang, and a stack of very cool photographs.

Place it in a very cool oven, gas no.

It requires very cool water and soon dies in aquariums.

It was very cool and quiet in the woods after the bland sunshine of the meadows.

In nature it often grows in very cool water.

The weather in general was very cool at night but warm in the daytime, hence the necessity of dressing in layers.

Jean-Michel was very cool , but he could be very mean.

■ NOUN

air

He wants to sit with Enid in the cool air .

As I step out the door, inhaling the cool air , I smell lightness and relief.

His head ached, the cool air no panacea, and his thoughts, too, were disturbed.

With my hands I could still feel cool air coming in along almost all the cracks.

It dries flaky in the cool air of the cab.

The coffee and the cool air cleared my mind.

The cool air on her face was calming her temper.

A draft of cool air seeping in around my feet and calves.

breeze

A cool breeze off the creek rattles the leaves of the locust tree and flutters through the room.

I feel the cool breeze coming down the mountain.

She went back into the house and I waited outside for a while enjoying the cool breeze .

It could happen right now, sitting on a white kitchen chair in a cool breeze and drinking iced tea.

Reading my dreams felt like a cool breeze blowing through my brain.

It was winter at last and a cool breeze blew at night.

As a cool breeze swathed his sweat-drenched body he realized they had taken his clothes.

Just warm sunshine and cool breezes .

customer

I was glad to meet Alan Savory, the opposition spokesman - a young, cool customer , dark and striking.

The yearling was a cool customer .

A cooler customer , it is suggested, would somehow have sought and found a diplomatic solution.

drink

You can also relax on the terrace of the lovely fresh water pool sipping a cool drink form the bar.

In the evening, the Lanes offer warm conversation along with cool drinks , coffee, tea or hot chocolate.

Her tongue felt parched for a cool drink .

Nico, our host, serves cool drinks and limited snacks in the bar downstairs till supper time.

You have probably been perspiring quite impressively too, and you are beginning to have fantasies of pints of a cool drink .

In this oasis, you will disperse funds on food and snacks and cool drinks .

She was standing with a tray of cool drinks .

She was grateful for the cool drink , however, and for the really tasty snack.

evening

Do the planting on a cool evening , then finally water well.

Central Park, a cool evening in July.

They changed in the changing rooms so thoughtfully provided and came out shivering in the cool evening .

head

About the Holocaust, Ludens had prided himself on keeping, as a historian, a cool head .

With only nine more needed after the interval it had come down to the batsmen keeping cool heads .

It was therefore essential to have a co-organizer, some one who would keep a cool head .

Mr Spinetta has, however, shown a cool head in the way he has used the money at his disposal.

look

Take a long, cool look at your shares.

night

She felt a fleeting distant surprise as the cool night air whispered over her skin.

We were in the middle of summer, but it was a cool night .

Damian Flint strode out into the cool night air.

On cool nights a fire crackles in the fireplace.

The cool night air burned in Corbett's straining lungs.

At the height of the Harmattan, in the cool nights of the rainy season, I wrote.

A final meal and prizegiving, in this attractive village, leaving late evening for a cool night journey to the airport.

It was a cool night , but the city was alive, and the club was warm, casual, relaxed.

place

Cover with cling film, and rest in a cool place for an hour.

Usually the interview started with his finding me the coolest place on the floor.

Store for up to 3 months in a cool place .

Store in a cool place or the refrigerator.

Cyclamens should be rested in a cool place indoors until they show signs of new life.

Sprinkle with flaked chocolate and leave in a cool place to set.

Hang in a cool place and cut them from the bottom as needed.

Cover and leave in a cool place for 1 hour. 2 Place the courgettes in a sieve and sprinkle with salt.

reception

But the Tribune newspaper gave her White Paper a cooler reception than we did.

Despite the cool reception that reparations are receiving among lawmakers, Rep.

Helms received a polite but cool reception .

They gave his speech a cool reception , but we laughed and shouted when he returned with his report.

He therefore received a rather cool reception from Oliver Cromwell and was never once invited to join the army council meetings.

response

But other Tories gave the statement a cool response .

water

The cool water slipping down her throat was a welcome relief.

I imagine cool water sliding through my hair and down my shoulders.

Finish this treatment by splashing your face with cool water to remove wastes accumulated on the surface of the skin.

It requires very cool water and soon dies in aquariums.

Apply to face and neck, leave on for 10-15 minutes and rinse off with cool water .

In nature it often grows in very cool water .

She went into the bathroom along the landing and splashed her face with cool water .

Suddenly revitalized and uncommonly clear-headed, he sensed that the cool water was the greatest source ofjoy he had ever known.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

blow your top/stack/cool

My father blew his top when I told him I was quitting medical school.

I used to get so angry on the set that one day I just blew my top and hit John Huston.

It had me rolling on the floor to see Schmeichel blowing his top at the scum defence.

It was unusual for Hauser to blow his top.

Striker Slaven blew his top after being axed from the side which grabbed a draw at Bristol City in midweek.

Then Nature blows her top, just to remind us.

Then suddenly he blew his top while walking down the street one day.

Tristan last blew its stack in 1961, forcing a complete evacuation.

Whether the Ipswich directors who watched him blow his top with the unwitting journalist believe that is debatable.

bold/calm/cool etc as you please

calm/cool etc exterior

Beneath his highly cool exterior he was anguished and distraught.

It all added up to the fact that below Silas's cool exterior there was warmth and compassion for others.

So you see, beneath that calm exterior lies a highly unstable child.

There is little or no hint of the compassion and humanity which lay beneath the cool exterior .

With her soft voice and her calm exterior , she absolutely would not let creditors off the hook.

lose your temper/cool/rag

Bunny wasn't the only one to lose his temper.

He obviously had impregnation on his mind, but by now Lydia had lost her temper and she told him to get stuffed.

I should not have lost my cool and behaved in that manner.

I then walked across to the photographers and lost my temper, lost my head.

Never-absolutely never in my experience-did President Reagan really lose his temper or utter a rude or unkind word.

She couldn't blame him for frightening Anna, for losing his temper with the child.

That was plainly evident in the locker room, where Hostetler teetered on the brink of openly losing his temper.

Why did he always choose to lose his temper over issues in which he was in the wrong?

the cooler

water cooler gossip

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a cool sea breeze

Although the days are very hot, it's much cooler at night.

Can I interest you in a nice, cool drink?

He was wearing these really cool sunglasses.

Her gaze was decidedly cool .

I slid into bed between cool white sheets.

It's much cooler over here in the shade.

It gets much cooler in the evenings.

It was a lot cooler and windier than earlier in the week.

Madison is a really cool name for a girl.

Many young people start smoking because they think it looks cool .

Medicine should always be stored in a cool place.

Oh, look at you, you look so cool .

Pizza, yeah, that would be cool .

Ruth put her cool hand on my burning forehead.

She felt cool and in control until they called out her name.

Store the seeds in a cool , dry place.

Summer is the time for cool , refreshing fruit salads.

The cool relationship between the two men affected the entire team.

These are the coolest shoes.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Cover and let rest for 1 hour at cool room temperature or for up to 4 hours in the refrigerator before serving.

Most of the other students were too cool to have done anything hasty like purchase the books for the course.

Rune's whole body shivered as her cool palms moved spasmodically over his heated flesh.

Set peel aside in a cool dry place overnight.

She felt a fleeting distant surprise as the cool night air whispered over her skin.

The warm eggs hatch as larger babies than the cool ones.

To put a cool hand in the world that had daunted my adult sleep.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

completely

Allow to cool slightly, then serve warm, or cool completely and serve cold with salad.

Turn out of pan on to rack to cool completely .

Leave to cool slightly in the tin before turning out and transferring to a wire rack to cool completely .

Let cake sit for five minutes to cool in pan before turning out on a cake rack to cool completely .

Once they had cooled completely we took them out carefully so we didn't disturb the curls too much.

Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely , in the pan, for 2 hours before frosting.

Remove from the oven and leave to cool completely .

Cool 1 1 / 2 hours or until completely cooled .

down

For the steam to be condensed, the cylinder had to be cooled down .

Left to its own devices, Boulder Dam would require 100 years to cool down .

Allow to cool down . 3.

But the Honda also needs eight hours to charge and cool down , compared with the three-hour recharging time for the EV1.

When they've cooled down a bit you can put them in your bed, warm it up nice.

So you cool down , Frank, you hear?

Your hair sets when it cools down - not when it's hot.

Allow the bread from twenty to forty-five minutes to cool down and complete its baking.

off

Violent pupils would be sent to the sin-bins to cool off .

This last winter, nothing cooled off .

Savanna animals cool off with a kind of organic radiator by evaporating water from the moist linings of the nasal chambers.

They cooled off in the second quarter but held a 65-56 advantage.

He'd cool off while he took a walk.

Mars has a very tenuous atmosphere that is so transparent that the surface cools off dramatically at night.

We climbed a little further and Arthur cooled off in the tarn.

Silicon Graphics Inc., the hottest player in the workstation market, has suddenly cooled off .

rapidly

When the heat input ceases the space will cool rapidly as there is no stored heat to temper it.

Some of the vapor condenses as tiny liquid droplets that cool rapidly .

Sweat, rapidly cooling , had soaked his pyjamas.

The surface therefore can cool rapidly by dumping its radiation into space.

There were no gaping edges, just warm, wet tracksuit legs, rapidly cooling: I'd peed myself.

There are some indications that the interior of Mercury is hot, and other indications that the outer regions have cooled rapidly .

slightly

Brush the glaze while still hot over a fruit cake, but allow to cool slightly before spreading over a sponge cake.

Remove and allow to cool slightly .

Hard boil the fresh quails' eggs for 3min, cool slightly and shell. 2.

Strain the sauce and season well with salt and pepper. Cool slightly .

Allow to cool slightly , then serve warm, or cool completely and serve cold with salad.

Remove from water; cool slightly .

Leave to cool slightly in the tin before turning out and transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Allow to cool slightly before transferring the cookies to a wire rack.

■ NOUN

air

The laughter rolled up until we were weak and weeping, and the sky turned pink, and the air began to cool .

It rained only enough to keep the air saturated, not cool .

The chill air cooled her face and seemed to sweep her problems into the distance.

The landscape turned two shades darker, richer, and the air in the car cooled off even more.

Outside the air had cooled slightly.

In this case four-cylinder, in-line, direct drive and air cooled .

body

Leave the compress in place until it has cooled to body temperature; renew at intervals as required.

Nestled beside his cooling body , she slept, until she heard silence and realized her eyes were open.

It blew under her waistcoat as well. cooling her body where the hot loaf had been, making her shiver.

Much as perspiration cools our own bodies , the sweat of the earth is whisking away the excess heat from its interior.

Additionally the sweat serves to cool down the body temperature.

economy

Industrialists reacted favourably to the measures, although many considered them too weak to improve competitiveness and cool the economy .

There were also continued signs of a cooling economy that will make inflation less likely to pick up speed in coming months.

Ever since September 1988, Mr Li's government has been pressing an austerity programme to cool the economy .

A cooling economy reduces the risk inflation will erode the value of bonds' interest and principal payments.

heel

He was ushered forward after cooling his heels for four minutes.

Basically, if you believe the law of averages, 1996 should be a year for mutual funds to cool their heels .

Our sources, who are cooling their heels waiting for chips, continue to think Intel is having problems making the parts.

As things turned out, I had a week to cool my heels in New York.

If a man was workshy and mutinous I would put him in a cell to cool his heels for a while.

His office says he has kept at least 20 top-flight journalists and analysts cooling their heels waiting to interview him since October.

rack

Run a blunt knife around the inside edge of the tin and turn out the cake on to a wire rack to cool .

Turn out of pan on to rack to cool completely.

Leave to cool slightly in the tin before turning out and transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Let cake sit for five minutes to cool in pan before turning out on a cake rack to cool completely.

Remove and set on wire rack to cool .. 6 to 8 servings.

Remove to wire racks to cool .

Then turn it out on to a wire cake rack to cool thoroughly.

temperature

What seems to have been crucial was an ability to survive cooling temperatures and, perhaps, to exploit unusual food resources.

To serve, let duck cool to room temperature .

After a minute or so, the solution is allowed to cool towards physiological temperature .

Remove immediately from the water bath and allow to cool to room temperature before refrigerating.

The other side can readily be cooled to temperatures well below freezing.

A thermal imager uses detectors of cadmium mercury telluride, which detect infrared radiation when they are cooled to very low temperatures .

tin

Leave to cool in the tin , but before it is completely cold cut into small neat wedges.

Leave to cool slightly in the tin before turning out and transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Leave cakes to cool in tins , then turn out and store, wrapped in fresh greaseproof paper and foil.

Tip: Do not overcook cake as it will dry out while cooling in tin .

Remove from oven and leave to cool in tin for 5 minutes.

Leave to cool in the tin .

water

They contain less water and therefore cool more quickly and conduct heat less well.

Boiled lard in a pan of water , cooled , strained and mixed with oil of lavender was used.

Let the fish rest in the water until it has cooled .

Only when the water began to cool did she at last climb out and towel herself dry.

Drain; rinse under cold water to cool quickly.

The processor is very complex and needed to be assembled and connected to the power supply and chilled water cooling system.

She scooped water to rinse and cool her face.

■ VERB

allow

Remove from the oven and allow to cool .

Brush the glaze while still hot over a fruit cake, but allow to cool slightly before spreading over a sponge cake.

Remove from heat and allow to cool for about 20 minutes.

Bring to the boil and allow to cool .

Remove from heat and allow to cool while you beat the egg whites until they are very stiff.

After a minute or so, the solution is allowed to cool towards physiological temperature.

Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely, in the pan, for 2 hours before frosting.

begin

The laughter rolled up until we were weak and weeping, and the sky turned pink, and the air began to cool .

The whistle declared the afternoon evening, and the day began to cool .

Lakes that are ice-free in summer begin cooling at their surface late in the season.

In a wet season the soil begins to cool down rapidly from the beginning of September onwards so early sowing is essential.

Only when the water began to cool did she at last climb out and towel herself dry.

She and Hopper were convinced they were in love, but between engagement and marriage her passion for him began to cool .

After an initial flurry of interest the atmosphere began to cool by the mid-1980s.

leave

Cover and simmer until just tender and beginning to pop. Leave to cool and remove the cinnamon stick.

Drain then mash them and leave to cool for 5 minutes.

Boil for ten minutes and then leave the pan to cool .

When evenly blended, stir in the parmesan cheese, pepper, mustard and lean bacon. Leave to cool .

Bake at 325 °F, 170 ° C gas 3 for about 40 minutes. Leave to cool in tin.

Add the raspberries and strawberries to the pan with the Sweetex Granulated to taste, then leave to cool .

Place on waxed paper, leave to cool and chill until set.

Drain well and leave to cool .

let

Then let the solution cool down, being careful not to let any dust drop in.

To serve, let duck cool to room temperature.

She just wanted to dash out of the house and let the rain cool some of the thoughts flying around in her mind.

I let the cooling air dry me.

If it comes out clean, your pie is done. Let it cool down a bit.

Showing for feedback and objectivity letting the pie cool . 6.

Drain and let them cool slightly.

Remove the vanilla pod, skim the jam, and let it cool for a few minutes before turning it into small jars.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

calm/cool etc exterior

Beneath his highly cool exterior he was anguished and distraught.

It all added up to the fact that below Silas's cool exterior there was warmth and compassion for others.

So you see, beneath that calm exterior lies a highly unstable child.

There is little or no hint of the compassion and humanity which lay beneath the cool exterior .

With her soft voice and her calm exterior , she absolutely would not let creditors off the hook.

the cooler

water cooler gossip

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Cool the cookies before storing them in an airtight container.

Cool the jam by stirring it before putting it into jars.

a drink that will cool you down on a hot summer day

Blow on the soup first to cool it.

Interest in the toys is finally cooling.

Most liquids contract steadily as they cool .

She took the cake out of the oven and left it on the kitchen table to cool .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

An electrically heated wire is cooled by the flow, the rate of cooling depending on the velocity.

He'd cool off while he took a walk.

Leave to cool on a wire rack. 7 Decorate with glacé fruits and drizzle with glacé icing.

Pausing to get his bearings, he blew furiously on his fingers to cool them down.

Remove and allow to cool slightly.

The magma would then cool and harden, adding to the four-mile-thick slab of moving crust.

III. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ VERB

keep

It'd help me more if you keep Anna cool .

Don't go acting the fool, Carl. Keep me cockatoo cool .

With no fairing, there is no way the firm will be able to keep the radiator cool .

What is it? % % % Keep our city cool By P.J.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

He liked to take a stroll in the cool of the evening.

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