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  3  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]: 
 
  Cooler  \Cool"er\,  n. 
  That  which  cools,  or  abates  heat  or  excitement. 
 
  if  acid  things  were  used  only  as  coolers,  they  would 
  not  be  so  proper  in  this  case.  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  2.  Anything  in  or  by  which  liquids  or  other  things  are 
  cooled,  as  an  ice  chest,  a  vessel  for  ice  water,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cooler 
  n  1:  a  container  for  cooling  liquids  [syn:  {ice  chest}] 
  2:  an  iced  drink  especially  white  wine  and  fruit  juice 
  3:  a  cell  for  violent  prisoners  [syn:  {tank}] 




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