a city in central Chile: earthquakes 1835, 1939.
a city in central Chile. Pop: 149 000 (2005 est)
[chi-laks] /tʃɪˈlæks/ verb (used without object), Slang. 1. to calm down; relax; chill. /tʃɪˈlæks/ verb (intransitive) (slang) 1. to take rest or recreation, as from work or effort
plural noun, South Midland and Southern U.S. 1. .
[chil] /tʃɪl/ noun 1. coldness, especially a moderate but uncomfortably penetrating coldness: the chill of evening. 2. a sensation of cold, usually with shivering: She felt a slight chill from the open window. 3. a feeling of sudden fear, anxiety, or alarm. 4. sudden coldness of the body, as during the cold stage of an […]
- Chilled to the bone
Also, chilled to the marrow. Extremely or bitterly cold, as in After skiing in the wind for five hours straight, I was chilled to the bone. These hyperboles replaced the earlier idea of one’s blood freezing and are more picturesque than the current synonym frozen.