adjective, cool·er, cool·est.
- great; fine; excellent: a real cool comic.
- characterized by great facility; highly skilled or clever: cool maneuvers on the parallel bars.
- socially adept: It's not cool to arrive at a party too early.
- acceptable; satisfactory; okay: If you want to stay late, that's cool.
- (used to express acceptance): Okay, cool! I'll be there at 10:00.
- (used to express approval, admiration, etc.): He got the job? Cool!
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for cooling
While the beans are cooling and drying, melt the butter in a saute pan over medium heat.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole|Carla Hall|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rosina, when she saw me cooling, had no such merciful contraption ready.
Now they stripped down and loudly, laughingly dove into the cooling water.
The commandos want a single garment made of "reactive" fibers that will allow heating and cooling as temperatures vary.
The cooling technique is one of several approaches funded by the Department of Defense in early-stage work.New 'Suspended Animation' Procedure Saves Lives by Replacing Blood with a Cold Electrolyte Solution|Elizabeth Lopatto|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Closer examination of the process shows that if p2 is given, a most favourable value of p1 must exist for the cooling itself.
Consequently loss of power by cooling and by incomplete expansion cannot be avoided.
As he turns his head to get a cooling breeze, it brings to his nostrils the smell of the dinner cooking in the village.Mpuke, Our Little African Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
When these are present the residue in the ignition tube becomes dark on cooling.The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis|Frederick Hutton Getman
Glycerine, or cold cream, may be used as cooling applications to irritated surfaces.
British Dictionary definitions for cooling
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Word Origin for cool
Idioms and Phrases with cooling
In addition to the idioms beginning with cool
- cool as a cucumber
- cool down
- cool it
- cool off
- cool one's heels
- cool out
- keep cool
- keep one's cool
- play it cool