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  9  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cool  \Cool\,  a.  [Compar.  {Cooler};  superl.  {Coolest}.]  [AS. 
  c[=o]l;  akin  to  D.  koel,  G.  k["u]hl,  OHG.  chouli,  Dan. 
  k["o]lig,  Sw  kylig,  also  to  AS  calan  to  be  cold,  Icel. 
  kala.  See  {Cold},  and  cf  {Chill}.] 
  1.  Moderately  cold;  between  warm  and  cold;  lacking  in  warmth; 
  producing  or  promoting  coolness. 
 
  Fanned  with  cool  winds.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Not  ardent,  warm,  fond,  or  passionate;  not  hasty; 
  deliberate;  exercising  self-control;  self-possessed; 
  dispassionate;  indifferent;  as  a  cool  lover;  a  cool 
  debater. 
 
  For  a  patriot,  too  cool.  --Goldsmith. 
 
  3.  Not  retaining  heat;  light;  as  a  cool  dress. 
 
  4.  Manifesting  coldness  or  dislike;  chilling;  apathetic;  as 
  a  cool  manner. 
 
  5.  Quietly  impudent;  negligent  of  propriety  in  matters  of 
  minor  importance,  either  ignorantly  or  willfully; 
  presuming  and  selfish;  audacious;  as  cool  behavior. 
 
  Its  cool  stare  of  familiarity  was  intolerable. 
  --Hawthorne. 
 
  6.  Applied  facetiously,  in  a  vague  sense  to  a  sum  of  money, 
  commonly  as  if  to  give  emphasis  to  the  largeness  of  the 
  amount. 
 
  He  had  lost  a  cool  hundred.  --Fielding. 
 
  Leaving  a  cool  thousand  to  Mr  Matthew  Pocket. 
  --Dickens. 
 
  Syn:  Calm;  dispassionate;  self-possessed;  composed; 
  repulsive;  frigid;  alienated;  impudent. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cool  \Cool\,  n. 
  A  moderate  state  of  cold;  coolness;  --  said  of  the 
  temperature  of  the  air  between  hot  and  cold;  as  the  cool  of 
  the  day  the  cool  of  the  morning  or  evening. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cool  \Cool\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cooled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Cooling}.] 
  1.  To  make  cool  or  cold;  to  reduce  the  temperature  of  as 
  ice  cools  water. 
 
  Send  Lazarus,  that  he  may  dip  the  tip  of  his  finger 
  in  water,  and  cool  my  tongue.  --Luke  xvi. 
  24. 
 
  2.  To  moderate  the  heat  or  excitement  of  to  allay,  as 
  passion  of  any  kind  to  calm;  to  moderate. 
 
  We  have  reason  to  cool  our  raging  motions,  our 
  carnal  stings,  our  unbitted  lusts.  --Shak. 
 
  {To  cool  the  heels},  to  dance  attendance;  to  wait,  as  for 
  admission  to  a  patron's  house.  [Colloq.]  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cool  \Cool\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  become  less  hot;  to  lose  heat. 
 
  I  saw  a  smith  stand  with  his  hammer,  thus  the 
  whilst  his  iron  did  on  the  anvil  cool.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  lose  the  heat  of  excitement  or  passion;  to  become  more 
  moderate. 
 
  I  will  not  give  myself  liberty  to  think,  lest  I 
  should  cool.  --Congreve. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cool 
  adj  1:  neither  warm  or  very  cold;  giving  relief  from  heat;  "a  cool 
  autumn  day";  "a  cool  room";  "cool  summer  dresses"; 
  "cool  drinks";  "a  cool  breeze"  [ant:  {warm}] 
  2:  calm  and  unemotional;  "play  it  cool";  "he  doesn't  seem 
  excited;  on  the  contrary  his  demeanor  is  cool  and 
  nonchalant" 
  3:  marked  by  calm  self-control  especially  in  trying 
  circumstances;  "a  cool  negotiator";  "play  it  cool";  "keep 
  cool";  "remained  coolheaded  in  the  crisis";  "one  of  the 
  most  nerveless  champions  in  the  history  of  the  tournament" 
  [syn:  {coolheaded},  {nerveless}] 
  4:  (color)  inducing  the  impression  of  coolness;  used  especially 
  of  greens  and  blues  and  violets;  "cool  greens  and  blues 
  and  violets"  [ant:  {warm}] 
  5:  psychologically  cool;  unfriendly  or  unresponsive  or  showing 
  dislike;  "relations  were  cool  and  polite";  "a  cool 
  reception";  "cool  to  the  idea  of  higher  taxes"  [ant:  {warm}] 
  6:  (music)  restrained  and  fluid  and  marked  by  intricate 
  harmonic  structures  often  lagging  slightly  behind  the 
  beat  "cool  jazz"  [ant:  {hot}] 
  7:  (informal)  marked  by  great  skill  or  facility;  "cool 
  maneuvers  on  the  parallel  bars" 
  8:  (informal;  of  a  number  or  sum)  without  exaggeration  or 
  qualification;  "a  cool  million  bucks"  [syn:  {unqualiied}] 
  9:  disinterested  or  dispassionate;  "made  a  cool  appraisal  of 
  all  the  issues  in  the  dispute" 
  10:  (informal)  very  good;  "a  bully  pulpit";  "a  cool  sports  car"; 
  "had  a  great  time  at  the  party";  "you  look  simply 
  smashing"  [syn:  {bang-up},  {bully},  {corking},  {cracking}, 
  {dandy},  {great},  {groovy},  {keen},  {neat},  {nifty},  {not 
  bad(p)},  {peachy},  {slap-up},  {swell},  {smashing}] 
  11:  (informal)  socially  adept;  "it's  not  cool  to  arrive  at  a 
  party  too  early" 
  12:  feeling  or  showing  no  enthusiasm;  "a  cold  audience";  "a  cold 
  response  to  the  new  play";  "a  cool  reply  to  the 
  invitation"  [syn:  {cold}] 
  n  1:  the  quality  of  being  cool:  "the  cool  of  early  morning" 
  2:  great  coolness  and  composure  under  strain;  "keep  your  cool" 
  [syn:  {aplomb},  {assuredness},  {poise},  {sang-froid},  {self-possession}] 
  v  1:  make  cool  or  cooler;  "Chill  the  food"  [syn:  {chill},  {cool 
  down}]  [ant:  {heat}] 
  2:  loose  heat;  The  air  cooled  considerably  after  the 
  thunderstorm"  [syn:  {chill},  {cool  down}]  [ant:  {heat}] 
  3:  lose  intensity;  "His  enthusiasm  cooled  considerably"  [syn:  {cool 
  off},  {cool  down}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Cool,  CA 
  Zip  code(s):  95614 
  Cool,  TX  (city,  FIPS  16540) 
  Location:  32.79834  N,  98.01246  W 
  Population  (1990):  214  (93  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  CooL 
 
    Combined  object-oriented  Language. 
 
  An  {object-oriented}  language  from  the  {ITHACA}  {Esprit} 
  project,  which  combines  {C}-based  languages  with  {database} 
  technology. 
 
  (1995-03-15) 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  COOL 
 
  1.  {Concurrent  Object-Oriented  Language}. 
 
  2.  CLIPS  Object-Oriented  Language? 
 
  3.  A  C++  class  library  developed  at  {Texas  Instruments}.  COOL 
  contains  a  set  of  containers  like  Vectors,  List,  Hash_Table, 
  etc  It  uses  a  shallow  hierarchy  with  no  common  base  class. 
  The  functionality  is  close  to  Common  Lisp  data  structures 
  (like  libg++).  The  template  syntax  is  very  close  to  Cfront3.x 
  and  g++2.x.  Can  build  shared  libraries  on  Suns. 
 
  JCOOL's  main  difference  from  COOL  and  GECOOL  is  that  it  uses 
  real  C++  templates  instead  of  a  similar  syntax  that  is 
  preprocessed  by  a  special  'cpp'  distributed  with  COOL  and 
  GECOOL 
 
  {(ftp://csc.ti.com/pub/COOL.tar.Z)} 
 
  GECOOL  JCOOL:  {(ftp://cs.utexas.edu/pub/COOL/)}. 
 
  E-mail:  Van-Duc  Nguyen   
 
  (1992-08-05) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  COOL 
  COBOL  Object  Orientated  Language  (OOP,  COBOL) 
 
 




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