Cold

Science / Weather / Cold: A condition marked by low or decidedly subnormal temperature. The lack of heat.

Other Words for Cold

Cold Noun Synonyms: head or chest or common cold, influenza, ague, (la or the) grippe, coryza, gravedo, sniffles, the flu, bug, sneezles and wheezles
Cold Adjective Synonyms: chill, chilly, frosty, icy, keen, nippy, freezing, frigid, ice-cold, stone-cold, bitter, bitter-cold, raw, biting, biting-cold, numbing, gelid, wintry, hibernal, brumal, arctic, glacial, polar, hyperborean or hyperboreal, Siberian
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Cold Advection

Science / Weather / Cold Advection: The horizontal movement of colder air into a location. Contrast with warm advection. MORE

Cold Low

Science / Weather / Cold Low: A low pressure system that has its coldest temperatures at or near the center of circulation, and is thermally barotropic with respect to a horizontal plane. Also known as a cold core low. A cut off l MORE

Cold Core Thunderstorms

Science / Weather / Cold Core Thunderstorms: Thunderstorms formed primarily due to steep lapse rates, especially when very cold air aloft overlies warmer surface air. MORE

Cold Boot

Technology / Computers / Cold Boot: A cold reboot also referred to as a hard boot. This occurs when a computer user must switch the computer system off from the main power switch. This process bypasses the normal shut down procedure of MORE

Cold Air Funnel

Science / Weather / Cold Air Funnel: Funnel clouds, usually short-lived, that develop from relatively small showers or thunderstorms when the air aloft is very in cold. Cold air funnels may touch down briefly, but in general are less vio MORE

Cold Wave

Science / Weather / Cold Wave: A rapid fall in temperature within twenty-four hours to temperatures requiring substantially increased protection to agriculture, industry, commerce, and social activities. National Weather Service cr MORE

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