Beer is a bitter alcoholic drink made from grain .
(of a drink such as tea or coffee ) prepared by steeping in cold water
If someone makes a cold call, they telephone or visit someone they have never contacted, without making an appointment, in order to try and sell something.
a police inquiry that has been suspended with the crime still unsolved
money paid in full at the time of a business transaction
to strike so as to make unconscious
Cold cuts are thin slices of cooked meat which are served cold.
an alcoholic beverage made from equal parts of burgundy and champagne
loss or lack of courage or confidence
If you say that someone is a cold fish, you think that they are unfriendly and unemotional.
a form of meat that has been cooked and allowed to become cold
a traditional name for a full moon occurring in December
a glass, can, or bottle of cold beer
a method of lowering the body temperature by wrapping a person in a sheet soaked in cold water
a room that is used to chill or freeze foodstuffs
A cold shut is a fault in the surface of a piece of metal caused by two streams of molten metal not joining properly when the piece is being cast .
A cold snap is a short period of cold and icy weather.
Cold sores are small sore spots that sometimes appear on or near someone's lips and nose when they have a cold.
an area where house prices are stable and properties are slow to sell
a bluish or greenish tinge in a black-and-white print
typesetting done by a method other than the casting of molten type
The Cold War was the period of hostility and tension between the Soviet bloc and the Western powers that followed the Second World War.
a sudden spell of low temperatures over a wide area, often following the passage of a cold front
to join (two metal surfaces) without heat by forcing them together so that the oxide films are broken and adhesion occurs
the craft of shaping metal without heat
without advance notice ; without giving preparatory information
a cold which affects the mucous membranes of the nose ; the symptoms are sneezing, headaches and a blocked-up nose
If you describe something as ice-cold, you are emphasizing that it is very cold.
If someone is out cold, they are unconscious or sleeping very heavily.
to become ill with a cold
a cold mainly affecting the chest
a toughened steel chisel
an emulsion of water and fat used cosmetically for softening and cleansing the skin
(of metal wire, bars, etc) having been drawn unheated through a die to reduce dimensions, toughen, and improve surface finish
A cold frame is a wooden frame with a glass top in which you grow small plants to protect them from cold weather .
the boundary line between a warm air mass and the cold air pushing it from beneath and behind as it moves
the process of creating nuclear fusion at room temperature in order to create a power source
light emitted at low temperatures from a source that is not incandescent, such as fluorescence, phosphorescence, bioluminescence, or triboluminescence
(of metal sheets, etc) having been rolled without heating, producing a smooth surface finish
synthetic rubber made at low temperatures (about 5°C). It is stronger than that made at higher temperatures and is used for car tyres
the reloading of a program or operating system
the use of bayonets, knives, etc, in combat
A cold store is a building or room which is artificially cooled so that food can be preserved in it.
If you are in a cold sweat, you are sweating and feel cold, usually because you are very afraid or nervous .
Cold turkey is the unpleasant physical reaction that people experience when they suddenly stop taking a drug that they have become addicted to.
designating a room, apartment, etc. that is not provided with hot water or, sometimes, a bathroom
Winter is the season between autumn and spring when the weather is usually cold .
The common cold is a mild illness . If you have it, your nose is blocked or runny and you have a sore throat or a cough .
If something that should be warm is stone-cold, it is very cold.