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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chill, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chilled p. pr. & vb. n. Chilling.]
 1. To strike with a chill; to make chilly; to cause to shiver; to affect with cold.
    When winter chilled the day.   --Goldsmith.
 2. To check enthusiasm or warmth of feeling of; to depress; to discourage.
    Every thought on God chills the gayety of his spirits.   --Rogers.
 3. Metal. To produce, by sudden cooling, a change of crystallization at or near the surface of, so as to increase the hardness; said of cast iron.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chill·ing a. Making chilly or cold; depressing; discouraging; cold; distant; as, a chilling breeze; a chilling manner.
 -- Chill*ing*ly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : so scary as to cause chills and shudders; "the most terrible
            and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge" [syn: scarey,
             scary, shivery, shuddery]
      n : the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature [syn:
          cooling, temperature reduction]