Chill appears in the following tongue twister:
- Chill, Shake, Serve
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun chill:
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb chill:
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- Definition of the noun chill
- Definition of the adjective chill
- Definition of the verb chill
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Definition of the noun chill
What does chill mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: chills
- coldness due to a cold environment
- an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
- a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever
- a sudden numbing dread
Alternative definition of the noun chill
- A moderate, but uncomfortable and penetrating coldness.
- A sudden penetrating sense of cold, especially one that causes a brief trembling nerve response through the body; the trembling response itself; often associated with illness: fevers and chills, or susceptibility to illness: close the window or you'll catch a chill.
- An uncomfortable and numbing sense of fear, dread, anxiety, or alarm, often one that is sudden and usually accompanied by a trembling nerve response resembling the body's response to biting cold.
Definition of the adjective chill
What does chill mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: chiller | chillest
- Moderately cold or chilly.
- [slang] Calm, relaxed, easygoing. See also: chill out.
- [slang] "Cool"; meeting a certain hip standard or garnering the approval of a certain peer group.
Definition of the verb chill
What does chill mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: chilled | chilling | chills
- depress or discourage
- examples: The news of the city's surrender chilled the soldiers | The bad news will chill him
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Cause] [Verb] The clown amused [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] The clown amused the children [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] [Adjective] That movie bored me silly [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] with [Oblique] The clown amused the children with his antics [Cause, genitive]'s [Oblique] [Verb] [Experiencer] The clown's antics amused the children [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Adverb] Little children amuse easily
Verbs of Psychological State (with the same syntax): abash, affect, afflict, affront, aggravate, aggrieve, agitate, agonize, alarm, alienate, amaze, amuse, anger, annoy, antagonize, appall, appease, arouse, assuage, astonish, astound, awe, baffle, befuddle, beguile, bewilder, bewitch, boggle, bore, bother, bug, calm, captivate, chagrin, charm, cheer, comfort, concern, confound, confuse, console, content, convince, cow, crush, cut, daunt, daze, dazzle, deject, delight, demolish, demoralize, depress, devastate, disappoint, disarm, discombobulate, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, discourage, disgrace, disgruntle, disgust, dishearten, disillusion, dismay, dispirit, displease, disquiet, dissatisfy, distract, distress, disturb, divert, dumbfound, elate, electrify, embarrass, embolden, enchant, encourage, enervate, engage, engross, enlighten, enliven, enrage, enrapture, entertain, enthrall, enthuse, entice, entrance, exasperate, excite, exhaust, exhilarate, fascinate, fatigue, faze, flabbergast, flatter, floor, fluster, frighten, frustrate, gall, galvanize, gladden, gratify, grieve, harass, harm, haunt, hearten, horrify, humble, humiliate, hurt, hypnotize, impair, impress, incense, inflame, infuriate, inspire, insult, interest, intimidate, intoxicate, intrigue, invigorate, irk, irritate, jade, jar, jollify, jolt, lull, madden, menace, mesmerize, miff, molest, mollify, mortify, move, muddle, mystify, nauseate, nettle, numb, obsess, occupy, offend, outrage, overawe, overwhelm, pacify, pain, peeve, perplex, perturb, pester, pique, placate, plague, please, preoccupy, provoke, puzzle, quench, rankle, ravish, reassure, recharge, refresh, rejuvenate, relax, relieve, repel, repulse, revitalize, revolt, rile, roil, ruffle, sadden, satiate, satisfy, scandalize, scare, shake, shame, shock, sicken, sober, solace, soothe, spellbind, spook, stagger, startle, stimulate, sting, stir, strike, stump, stun, stupefy, surprise, tantalize, taunt, tease, tempt, terrify, terrorize, threaten, thrill, throw, tickle, tire, titillate, torment, torture, touch, transfix, transport, trouble, try, unnerve, unsettle, uplift, upset, vex, weary, worry, wound, wow.
- lexical domain: Emotions - verbs of feeling
- more generic terms: cast down / deject / demoralise / demoralize / depress / dismay / dispirit / get down = lower someone's spirits
- make cool or cooler
- examples: Chill the food | They chill the water
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] Bill dried the clothes [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] The clothes dried wrinkled [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] with [Instrument] Tony broke the piggy bank open with a hammer [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] Tony broke the glass to pieces [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument] Tony broke the glass to pieces with a hammer [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] with [Instrument] Bill dried the clothes with a hairdryer [Instrument] [Verb] [Patient] The hairdryer dried the clothes [Patient] [Verb] The clothes dried | The roses bloomed [Patient] [Verb] [Adjective] Piggy banks break open [Patient] [Verb] [Adjective] with [Instrument] Piggy banks break open with a hammer [Patient] [Verb] [Adverb] Copper rods bend easily | Cotton clothes dry easily | Crystal vases break easily | Idaho potatoes bake beautifully [Patient] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] Glasses break to pieces [Patient] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument] Glasses break to pieces with a rock
Verbs of Change of State (with the same syntax): abase, abate, abbreviate, abrade, abridge, accelerate, acetify, acidify, activate, advance, age, agglomerate, air, alkalify, alter, ameliorate, americanize, amplify, anesthetize, anglicize, animate, apostatize, atomize, attenuate, augment, awake, awaken, balance, beautify, bedew, bifurcate, bisect, blacken, blast, bleach, bloody, blunt, blur, bolshevize, botch, brighten, broaden, burn, burst, calcify, capacitate, capsize, caramelize, carbonize, castrate, categorize, catholicize, cauterize, change, char, cheapen, chlorinate, christianize, circumcise, civilize, clean, clear, clog, close, clouded, coagulate, coarsen, collapse, collect, commercialize, compress, condense, constrict, constringe, construct, contract, cool, correct, corrode, corrugate, corrupt, cremate, crimson, crisp, crumble, crystallize, curdle, dampen, darken, de-escalate, deafen, decelerate, decentralize, decrease, deepen, deflate, defrost, degenerate, degrade, dehumidify, dehydrate, demagnetize, demobilize, democratize, depressurize, desalinate, desiccate, destabilize, deteriorate, detonate, devalue, diffract, diffuse, dilate, dilute, dim, diminish, dirty, disintegrate, dislocate, disorganize, disperse, dissipate, dissolve, diversify, divide, domesticate, double, drain, dry, dull, ease, effeminate, emaciate, emasculate, embitter, embrocate, empty, emulsify, energize, enhance, enlarge, equalize, equilibrate, eternalize, europeanize, evaporate, even, expand, explode, fade, famish, fatten, federate, feminize, fertilize, fill, firm, flatten, flood, fossilize, fray, freeze, freshen, frost, fructify, fuse, gasify, gelatinize, gladden, granulate, gray, grow, halt, harden, harmonize, hasten, heal, heat, heighten, humidify, hush, hybridize, hydrogenate, ignite, improve, incinerate, increase, incubate, inflate, intensify, invert, iodize, ionize, kindle, laminate, lengthen, lessen, level, levitate, light, lighten, lignify, liquefy, loop, loose, loosen, macerate, magnetize, magnify, mature, mechanize, mellow, melt, mineralize, mobilize, moderate, modernize, modulate, moisten, motorize, muddy, multiply, mute, narrow, nasalize, nationalize, naturalize, neutralize, nitrify, normalize, objectify, obscure, open, operate, ossify, overturn, oxidize, pale, paralyze, pasteurize, perfect, petrify, polarize, polymerize, pop, popularize, proliferate, propagate, publicize, pulverize, purify, purple, putrefy, quadruple, quicken, quiet, quieten, rarefy, reanimate, redden, regularize, rekindle, reopen, reproduce, resuscitate, reverse, revive, ripen, roughen, rupture, saponify, scorch, sear, secularize, sharpen, short, short-circuit, shorten, shrink, shrivel, shush, shut, sicken, silence, silver, singe, sink, slack, slacken, slim, slow, smooth, soak, sober, soften, solidify, sour, sovietize, sprout, stabilize, standardize, steady, steep, steepen, sterilize, stiffen, stratify, strengthen, submerge, subside, sunburn, sweeten, tame, tan, taper, tauten, tense, thaw, thicken, thin, tighten, tilt, tire, topple, toughen, tousle, tranquilize, treble, triple, ulcerate, unionize, urbanize, vaporize, vary, ventilate, vibrate, vitrify, volatilize, vulcanize, wake, waken, warm, weaken, westernize, wet, whiten, widen, worsen, yellow.
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonyms of chill: cool / cool down
- more generic words: alter / change / modify = cause to change; make different
- more specific words:
- cause: cool / cool down
- loose heat
Alternative definition of the verb chill
- [transitive] To lower the temperature of something; to cool.
- [transitive, metallurgy] To harden a metal surface by sudden cooling.
- [intransitive] To become cold.
- [intransitive, metallurgy] To become hard by rapid cooling.
- [intransitive, slang] To relax, lie back.
- [intransitive, slang] To "hang", hang out; to spend time with another person or group. Also 'chill out'.
- [intransitive, slang] To smoke marijuana.
- "Chill" a.k.a. "Easy!" is a 2011 comedy film written by Francesco Bruni and Gianbattista Avellinoand and directed by Francesco Bruni.
- also known as Scialla, Chill!, Scialla!, Scialla! (Stai sereno)
- country: Italy
- language: Italian Language
- producer: Beppe Caschetto
- executive producer: Rita Rognoni
- production design by Roberto De Angelis
- art direction by Francesco Bruni
- written by Francesco Bruni
- based on a story by Gianbattista Avellino & Francesco Bruni
- Fabrizio Bentivoglio as Prof. Bruno Beltrame
- Barbora Bobuľová as Tina
- Stefano Brunori as Stefano
- Franco Campiti as Franco
- Giacomo Ceccarelli as Valerio
- Paola Tiziana Cruciani as Giovanna
- Adamo Dionisi as Il piccoletto
- Giuseppe Guarino as Carmelo
- Raffaella Lebboroni as Prof.ssa Di Biagio
- Natascia Macchniz as Segretaria liceo
- Prince Chidozie Manujibeya as Prince
- Vinicio Marchioni as Il poeta
- Giuliano Perugini as Il grosso
- Felice Riotta as Proprietario palestra
- Filippo Scicchitano as Luca
- Arianna Scommegna as Marina
- Alessandro Tuzzi as Bidello
- casting by Elisabetta Boni
- cinematography by Arnaldo Catinari
- edited by Marco Spoletini
- music by Amir Issaa, Caesar Productions
- costume design by Maria Cristina La Parola
- genre: Comedy
- rating: G
- released on (4 years ago)
- David di Donatello for Best New Director nomination for Francesco Bruni
- David di Donatello for Best Screenplay nomination for Francesco Bruni
- David di Donatello for Best Actor nomination for Fabrizio Bentivoglio
- David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress nomination for Barbora Bobuľová
- David di Donatello Youth Award nomination for Francesco Bruni
- David di Donatello for Best New Director, received by Francesco Bruni
- David di Donatello Youth Award, received by Francesco Bruni
- "Chill" is a multi-award-winning 2007 independent low budget horror film written and directed by Serge Rudnunsky that stars Thomas Calabro, Ashley Laurence, Shaun Kurtz and James Russo.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- director: Serge Rodnunsky
- producer: Serge Rodnunsky
- executive producer: Shaun Kurtz
- production design by Shareen Pena
- written by Serge Rodnunsky
- based on "Cool Air" by H. P. Lovecraft
- Shaun Kurtz as Dr. Juan Munoz
- James Russo as Detective Defazio
- Thomas Calabro as Sam
- Ashley Laurence as Maria
- Philip Hersh as Detective McClaire
- Chad Nadolski as Dr. Torres
- Doug Friedman as Paul
- Victor Grant as Tre
- Eddie Moffett as Mick
- Barbara Gruen as Mrs. Herrero
- Drew Nye as Michael
- Adam Vincent as Steven
- Clark Moore as Tor
- Rich Finley as Officer Arnold Roberts
- Heidi Holland as Tina
- Andrew Mia as Monica
- Shaun Patrick Madden as Ralph
- Solomon Hoilett as Frank
- Frduah Boateng as Mojo
- Justin Collins as Freddie
- Jason Rosell as Tony
- Elana Boudreaux as Customer
- Will Joines as Grocery Clerk
- casting by Jan Glaser, Christine Joyce, Gerald I. Wolff
- cinematography by Serge Rodnunsky
- edited by Serge Rodnunsky
- music by Nigel Holton, Kurt Oldman, Jeffrey Walton
- costume design by Elana Boudreaux
- genres: Horror, Thriller
- Horror goes Retro
- He just wants your skin
- Freeze... And You're Dead
- rating: R (USA)
- released on (7 years ago)
- "Chill" is a 2013 horror, mystery and thriller film directed by Noelle Bye, Roger Conners and Meredith Holland.
- "Chill" is a 2012 short documentary film directed by Hana Jušić.
Chill is a fictional film character.
Who is Chill?
Chill a.k.a. Anike Bay is a film director, screenwriter, film producer, casting director, writer and author.
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Phrases with Chill
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Chill
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The Waters and the Wild by Michael Mullen
Doo Loug chill is a dramatic island, with its sheer cliffs, its 14.
Space as a Strategic Asset (2007)
by Joan Johnson-Freese
Although Clinton administration officials stressed that denying the AMPT license was a one-time event, not a fundamental policy shift,32 the chilling effect of the decision has been tangible.33 Increasing the chill is that the grounds for the ...
by Immodesty Blaize
'Thick cloud cover over the city and a low wind chill means mild temperatures of around seventeen degrees. Don't get too excited though, we're in for a grey day in the city, with patchy rain through to the evening. So take your umbrellas to work ...
Mexican Weekend Homes
The presence of comfortable patio furniture and a woodburning fireplace to take off the late afternoon chill is an imaginative feature that enhances the open-air connection. Overall, color, local decorations and traditional architectural details ...
Investigating Storms (2007)
by Debra J. Housel
Wind chill means that the air feels colder to living things than it actually is. The faster the wind blows, the faster people lose body heat. Wind chill causes people and animals to get hypothermia (hahy-puh-THUR-mee-uh) and freeze to death.
by Patrick Wiegand
For example, wind chill is a measure of the cooling effect of wind on exposed skin . It increases as wind speed rises and temperature falls. A wind chill of-45°C ...
My Pen Is Singing (2013)
by Janice Harris
The cool chill is a welcomed change to the blistering rays of the sun. But the cool chill for too long makes the soul long for the rays of the sun. A moonlit night with the stars in the mist is a welcomed change to the sunlight beaming so bright.
Encyclopaedia of Brewing (2013)
Chill haze is defined as the haze that is formed when beer is cooled to 0°C and that redissolves when the beer is warmed up to 20°C or greater. It is caused by the binding via comparatively weak hydrogen bonds between the proline groups of ...
weather lore 225 wind chill weather lore Empirical weather-forecasting rules, worldwide in origin, many of which are expressed in rhyme. They include rules based on the influence of the Moon and tides, the appearance of plants and trees , the ...
by The Educational Company of Ireland
Chill Chainnigh. Callao, Callainn. Со. Co. Co. Co. Со. Castlecomer , Caisleán an Chomair. Kilkenny, Cill Chainnigh. . Laois, Со. Laoise. Abbeyleix, Mainistir Laoise. Mountmellick, Móinteach Mílic. Port Laoise, Port Laoise.
by John Henry Clarke
Chill is preceded or begins with yawning and sleepiness. — Chill, with chattering and shaking, followed by profuse general perspiration (evening in bed). — Heat with burning thirst, esp. in evening and at night. — Heat in evening, followed by ...
A Record of the Positive Effects of Drugs Upon the Healthy Human Organism by Timothy Field Allen
Violent chill before dinner, with shaking and chattering of teeth, for one-quarter of an hour ; abates after " wasser soup" (first day),5. — Chilly rigor, evenings, on lying down, passing off in bed (second day),5. — [790.] Gaping, chills, with shaking ...
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- Spoken American English Slang - Lesson 19 - Ways to use Chill
Learn to speak English like an American by using the words they actually use in conversation ...
- Chill Meaning
Video shows what chill means. A moderate, but uncomfortable and penetrating coldness.. A sudden penetrating sense of cold, especially one that causes a brief ...
- Girl Finds Out The True Meaning Behind Netflix and Chill
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- English Slang / Idioms: Chill
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- CHILL Meaning
Video shows what CHILL means. an acronym for CCITT High Level Language. CHILL Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...
- Chill City - Definition of Chill
Chill City's sneak peek at the upcoming new tape "CHILLUMINATI" dropping this fall 2013!!!!! #ChillLife #CHILLUMINATI.
- Cast a chill Meaning
Video shows what cast a chill means. To provoke an uneasy feeling which stops a conversation, as by an uncalled act or word.. Cast a chill Meaning. How to ...
- Guy who doesn't understand the meaning of Netflix and chill
- Dudes definition of wanting to chill
- The Meaning Of 'Chill'
- Netflix And Chill (The Real Meaning Of Netflix And Chill)
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- ESL ONE Chill Pause Music
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Quotes about Chill
The house of envy lies in the lowest hollows, golden, sunless, breathed upon by no wind, grim and filled full of inert chill, and lacking warmth, is always roiled in fog.
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Scrabble value of C3H4I1L1L1
The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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