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cold

1. (of a colour) having violet, blue, or green predominating; giving no sensation of warmth
2. Metallurgy denoting or relating to a process in which work-hardening occurs as a result of the plastic deformation of a metal at too low a temperature for annealing to take place
3. (of a process) not involving heat, in contrast with traditional methods
4. an acute viral infection of the upper respiratory passages characterized by discharge of watery mucus from the nose, sneezing, etc.

Cold

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

The signs are numbered from 1 to 12 according to their order in the zodiac (i.e., Aries = 1, Taurus = 2, etc.). Cold and hot was one of the sets of categories used in premodern physics, and the ancients classified all even-numbered signs (all water and earth signs) as cold. Traditionally, the Moon and Saturn, and sometimes other planets, were also considered to be cold. The terms hot and cold are infrequently used in modern astrology.

cold

[kōld]
(electricity)
Pertaining to electrical circuits that are disconnected from voltage supplies and at ground potential; opposed to hot, pertaining to carrying an electrical charge.

COLD

(language)
A sugared version of COLD-K.

COLD

(storage)
Computer Output to Laser Disk - see Enterprise Report Management.

cold

(1) Inactive; unused; idle. See cold backup, cold boot and cold swap.

(2) (COLD) (Computer Output to LaserDisc) Archiving large volumes of transactions on a LaserDisc (LD). This early technology was superseded by other forms of optical media (see WORM, magneto-optic disk and DVD-R). See LaserDisc, ERM and computer output microfilm.
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Calling acute bronchitis a chest cold may improve patient satisfaction with appropriate antibiotic use.
Schmid had to contend with a very bad chest cold for the entire event, but he managed this drawback as well as he could.
The test went well and the schedule of work we had to get through was completed," said Sykes, who ran through 33 laps on the first day and then 83 on the second despite suffering with a head and chest cold.
Lamar Odom had 10 points and 13 rebounds despite playing with a chest cold that kept him at home for Saturday's practice and Sunday's morning shootaround.
My wife saw our GP in early August after a third chest cold in successive months.
whispering her way through another chest cold still does not know her
New signing Erik Bo Andersen went to the manager and said he had a chest cold and might be struggling to face Celtic.
Evans said he had a chest cold during the week that left him uncertain whether he could compete.
Treasury Secretary John Snow to suddenly develop a chest cold leaving him unable to attend.
Medical doctors often give antibiotics to their COPD patients at the first sign of a chest cold.
Tulu has been suffering from a chest cold and added: ``It isn't an excuse but it is affecting my preparations.