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You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

Idioms for chill

    take a chill pill, Slang. See chill pill (def. 2).

Origin of chill

before 900; Middle English chile,Old English ci(e)le, cele coolness; akin to gelid, cool, cold

SYNONYMS FOR chill

synonym study for chill

9. See cold.

OTHER WORDS FROM chill

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British Dictionary definitions for chill

chill
/ (tʃɪl) /

noun

adjective

another word for chilly

verb

See also chill out

Derived forms of chill

chilling, adjectivechillingly, adverbchillness, noun

Word Origin for chill

Old English ciele; related to calan to cool, Latin gelidus icy
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Medical definitions for chill

chill
[ chĭl ]

n.

A feeling of cold, with shivering and pallor, sometimes accompanied by an elevation of temperature in the interior of the body.
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