a synthetic rubber made at a relatively low temperature (about 40°F or 4°C) and having greater strength and durability than that made at the usual temperature (about 120°F or 49°C): used chiefly for retreading tires.
synthetic rubber made at low temperatures (about 5°C). It is stronger than that made at higher temperatures and is used for car tyres
[kohld-shohl-der] /ˈkoʊldˈʃoʊl dər/ verb (used with object) 1. to snub; show indifference to. noun 1. a show of deliberate indifference or disregard. noun 1. the cold shoulder, a show of indifference; a slight verb (transitive) 2. to treat with indifference n. 1816, in the figurative sense of “icy reception,” first in Sir Walter Scott, probably […]
- Cold shower
modifier : hard-line, cold-war, cold-shower Republican Protestants noun phrase A remedy for illusions; an imposer of reality; a dampener of spirits: turning a cold shower on the grimy, corrosive residue of 73 years of communism [1990s+; Attested in 1866 in the form a douche of cold water; it should also be recalled that cold baths […]
[kohld-slaw, kohl-] /ˈkoʊldˌslɔ, ˈkoʊl-/ noun 1. .
noun 1. a sudden onset of a relatively brief period of cold weather. noun 1. a sudden short spell of cold weather noun phrase A short spell of cold weather (1776+) Also, cold spell. A short period of unusually cold weather, as in The recent cold snap has threatened the crop. The first expression presumably […]