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cool
معنی: 

خنک ، آرام ، خنک کردن ،  داشتن دمای مناسب در حدی که نه سرد باشد و نه گرم به طوری که انسان احساس آرامش کند. 

 

معادل فارسی: 

خنک

خونسرد ، آرام

خوددار

بیتفاوت

خنک کردن یا شدن

فروکش کردن

خیلی خوب ، باحال

آبی ملایم

مثال: 

Store medicines in a cool dry place. 

داروها را در جای خنک نگه داری کنید. 

You must try to stay cool, even in an emergency.

باید سعی کنی آرام باشی ، حتی در شرایط اضطراری.

He's been cool towards me ever since we had the argument.

از زمانی که با هم مشاجره داشتیم او با من سرد و بی احساس بوده است.

ََIt was a really cool new video game .

بازی جدید ویدیویی خیلی باحالی بود.

سطح، موضوع و برچسب

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

cool

I. cool1 S2 W3 /kuːl/ adjective (comparative cooler, superlative coolest)
[Word Family: noun: cool, coolness, cooler, coolant; verb: cool; adverb: coolly; adjective: cool]
[Language: Old English; Origin: col]
1. TEMPERATURE low in temperature, but not cold, often in a way that feels pleasant:
She swam out into the cool water.
The evening air was cool.
Relax in the sun with a cool drink.
the cooler weather of September
2. CLOTHING clothing that is cool is made of thin material so that you do not become too hot:
a cool cotton dress
3. CALM calm and not nervous, upset, or excited
keep/stay cool
his ability to keep cool in a crisis
She looks efficient and as cool as a cucumber.
Outwardly she is cool, calm, and collected.
a cool customer (=someone who always behaves calmly)
Keep a cool head (=stay calm).
4. APPROVAL informal very attractive, fashionable, interesting etc in a way that people admire – used in order to show approval:
She’s pretty cool.
You look cool in denim.
Cool bike!
‘I’m thinking of studying abroad.’ ‘Really? Cool.’
5. AGREEMENT spoken used to say that you agree with something, that you understand it, or that it does not annoy you:
OK, Ryan, that’s cool, I can do it.
‘I just have to go, you know.’ ‘It’s all right, it’s cool.’
‘I’m finished.’ ‘Cool.’
cool about
My mum was cool about whatever I wore.
something is cool with somebody
Is Friday cool with you guys?
somebody is cool with something
‘Do you want to come over and watch a video tonight?’ ‘I’m cool with that.’
6. NOT FRIENDLY behaving in a way that is not as friendly as you expect:
My proposal met with a cool response.
Luke gave her a cool look.
7. COLOUR a cool colour is one, such as blue or green, that makes you think of cool things
8. a cool million/hundred thousand etc informal a surprisingly large amount of money:
He earns a cool half million every year.
—coolness noun [uncountable]:
the coolness of the nights
—coolly adverb:
She nodded coolly and walked out.
II. cool2 S2 verb
[Word Family: noun: cool, coolness, cooler, coolant; verb: cool; adverb: coolly; adjective: cool]
1. [intransitive and transitive] (also cool down) to make something slightly colder, or to become slightly colder:
The air conditioning doesn’t seem to be cooling the room much.
Allow the biscuits to cool for five minutes.
a cooling breeze
2. [intransitive] if a feeling, emotion, or relationship cools, it becomes less strong:
The affair had cooled, on her side at least.
When tempers had cooled, he apologized.
3. cool it spoken
a) used to tell someone to stop being angry, violent etc:
Come on now – calm down, cool it.
b) to stop putting as much effort into something, or pressure on someone, as you have been:
He was getting more serious about her. It was time to cool it.
4. cool your heels to be forced to wait:
I’ll put him in a cell to cool his heels for a bit.
cool down phrasal verb
1. to make something slightly colder, or to become slightly colder:
The air has cooled down a little now.
cool somebody/something ↔ down
A cold beer will cool you down.
2. to become calm after being angry:
After I cooled down I realized I had been wrong.
cool off phrasal verb
1. to return to a normal temperature after being hot:
Cool off with an iced drink.
By late autumn Mediterranean islands have cooled off, and can have rainy days.
2. to become calm after being angry SYN calm down:
He slammed the door and went for a walk to cool off.
III. cool3 noun
[Word Family: noun: cool, coolness, cooler, coolant; verb: cool; adverb: coolly; adjective: cool]
1. the cool a temperature that is pleasantly cold
the cool of
They went for a stroll in the cool of the evening.
2. keep your cool to remain calm in a frightening or difficult situation:
I must keep my cool, she thought; losing my temper isn’t going to help.
3. lose your cool to stop being calm in an annoying or frightening situation:
Kenneth finally lost his cool with a photographer, and threatened to hit him.
IV. cool4 adverb
play it cool to behave in a calm way because you do not want someone to know that you are really nervous, angry etc:
She would not show him how upset she was. It was always smarter to play it cool.

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

cool
cool (GOOD) /kuːl/
adjective, exclamation INFORMAL
excellent; very good:
"So how was the concert?" "It was cool!"
"Do you want to come with us?" "Yeah, cool!"

cool (FASHIONABLE) /kuːl/
adjective INFORMAL
fashionable or attractive:
Angie's got some cool new sunglasses.
Now I know it won't look very cool, but this hat will keep the sun out of your eyes.

cool (UNFRIENDLY) /kuːl/
adjective
unfriendly or not showing affection or interest in something or someone:
She was decidedly cool towards me.
I got a rather cool reception/welcome this evening. What do you think I've done wrong?

coolly /ˈkuːl.li/
adverb 
in an unfriendly way:
"How did he receive your suggestion?" "Rather coolly - I don't think he was too keen."

coolness /ˈkuːl.nəs/
noun [U] 
lack of warm feelings and friendliness:
I noticed a certain coolness between your parents.

cool (CALM) /kuːl/
adjective 
calm and not anxious or frightened; not influenced by strong feeling of any type:
He was very cool and calm about the mishap, and didn't shout or lose his temper.
Stay/Keep cool (= Do not become angry or excited).

cool /kuːl/
noun [U] INFORMAL 
a person's ability to stay calm and not become angry or excited:
keep your cool
He really lost his cool when he heard about what happened.

cool /kuːl/
verb [I] (ALSO cool off) 
If a feeling cools, it starts to become less strong:
They were desperately in love to begin with, but I think it's starting to cool off now.
Their interest in the project seems to be cooling.

coolness /kuːl/
noun [U] 
the ablility to stay calm and act in a reasonable way even in difficult situations:
Her coolness in an emergency was admirable.

cool (COLD) /kuːl/
adjective
1 slightly cold; of a low temperature:
cool water
cool weather

2 slightly cold in a pleasant way:
It was a lovely cool evening.
How do you manage to look so cool in this hot weather?

3 describes colours, such as blue or green, that make you feel calm and relaxed:
The bedroom was painted a lovely cool blue.

4 describes a temperature which is slightly too cold:
It's a bit cool in here, isn't it? I think I'll close the window.

cool /kuːl/
verb [I or T] 
to cause something to become cool:
Leave the cake to cool for an hour before cutting it.
He took off his shoes to cool (= make colder) his sweaty feet.

the cool noun [S]
the pleasant, slightly cold temperature of a place:
He loved the cool of the early morning.
She left the midday sun for the cool of the shade.

cooler /ˈkuː.ləʳ/ US /-lɚ/
noun [C]
1 US FOR cool box:
We've brought a cooler full of beer with us.

2 MAINLY US a cold drink, usually of wine, fruit juice and fizzy water:
a wine/fruit cooler

cooling /ˈkuː.lɪŋ/
adjective
causing you to feel less warm or hot:
a cooling breeze/drink/swim

coolness /ˈkuːl.nəs/
noun [U] 
There's a slight coolness in the air - do you think it's going to rain?

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

cool

 

cool [cool cools cooled cooling] adjective, verb, noun   [kuːl] C   [kuːl] 
adjective (cool·er, cool·est) 

FAIRLY COLD

1. fairly cold; not hot or warm

• a cool breeze/drink/climate

• Cooler weather is forecast for the weekend.

• Let's sit in the shade and keep cool.

• Store lemons in a cool dry place.  

COLOURS

2. making you feel pleasantly cool

• a room painted in cool greens and blues  

CALM

3. calm; not excited, angry or emotional

• Keep cool!

• She tried to remain cool, calm and collected (= calm).

• He has a cool head (= he stays calm in an emergency).  

NOT FRIENDLY/ENTHUSIASTIC

4. not friendly, interested or enthusiastic

• She was decidedly cool about the proposal.

• He has been cool towards me ever since we had that argument.

• They gave the Prime Minister a cool reception.

• Her voice was cool and dismissive.  

APPROVING

5. (informal) used to show that you admire or approve of sth because it is fashionable, attractive and often different

• You look pretty cool with that new haircut.

• It's a cool movie.

6. (informal) people say Cool! or That's cool to show that they approve of sth or agree to a suggestion

• ‘We're meeting Jake for lunch and we can go on the yacht in the afternoon.’ ‘Cool!’

• ‘Can you come at 10.30 tomorrow?’ ‘That's cool’.

• I was surprised that she got the job, but I'm cool with it (= it's not a problem for me).  

 

CONFIDENT

7. (informal) calm and confident in a way that lacks respect for other people, but makes people admire you as well as disapprove

• She just took his keys and walked out with them, cool as you please.

• He was a cool customer. No one would think to look for him in a city where he'd been arrested for killing a cop.  

MONEY

8. only before noun (informal) used about a sum of money to emphasize how large it is

• The car cost a cool thirty thousand.

see also  coolly, coolness 

more at take a long (cool/hard) look at sth at  long  adj.

 
Word Origin:

Old English cōl (noun), cōlian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch koel, also to cold.

 
Thesaurus:

cool adj.

1. (usually approving)

• Store medicines in a cool dry place.

cold • • chilly • • chill • |approving crisp • |often disapproving lukewarm • • tepid •

Opp: warm, Opp: hot

a cool/cold/chilly/chill/crisp day/morning

cool/cold/chilly/chill/crisp air

(a) cool/cold/lukewarm/tepid water/shower

2.

• You must try to stay cool, even in an emergency.

calm • • relaxed • • unperturbed • • composed • • controlled • |informal unfazed •

cool/calm/relaxed about sth

unperturbed/unfazed by sth

a cool/calm/relaxed/contolled manner/voice/way

Cool, calm or relaxed? Relaxed describes how you feel about sth. Cool is used more to describe how sb behaves: they don't let their feelings affect their behaviour. Calm can describe feelings or behaviour.

3.

• He's been cool towards me ever since we had the argument.

cold • • unfriendly • • frosty • • chilly • • remote • • distant • |written aloof •

Opp: warm, Opp: friendly

cool/cold/unfriendly to/towards sb

a/an cool/cold/unfriendly/frosty/distant/aloof manner

a cool/frosty/chilly reception

4. (informal)

• a really cool new video game

informal great • • fantastic • • fabulous • • terrific • |BrE, informal brilliant • |especially AmE, informal awesome • |slang wicked •

Opp: uncool, Opp: rubbish

a cool/great/fantastic/fabulous/terrific/brilliant/awesome/wicked place

have a cool/great/fantastic/fabulous/terrific/brilliant/awesome/wicked time

a cool/great/fantastic/fabulous/terrific/brilliant guy/girl

 

Synonyms:

cold

cool • freezing • chilly • lukewarm • tepid

These words all describe sb/sth that has a low temperature.

cold • having a temperature that is lower than usual or lower than the human body; (of food or drink) not heated; cooled after being cooked: ▪ I'm cold. Turn the heating up. ◊ ▪ Outside it was bitterly cold. ◊ ▪ a cold wind ◊ ▪ hot and cold water ◊ ▪ It's cold chicken for lunch.

cool • (often approving) fairly cold, especially in a pleasant way: ▪ a long cool drink ◊ ▪ We found a cool place to sit.

freezing • extremely cold; having a temperature below 0° Celsius: ▪ It's absolutely freezing outside. ◊ ▪ I'm freezing!

chilly • (rather informal) too cold to be comfortable: ▪ Bring a coat. It might turn chilly later.

lukewarm • (often disapproving) slightly warm, sometimes in an unpleasant way: ▪ Her coffee was now lukewarm.

tepid • (often disapproving) slightly warm, sometimes in an unpleasant way: ▪ a jug of tepid water

lukewarm or tepid?

There is really no difference in meaning or use between these words.

to feel/get cold/cool/chilly

cold/cool/freezing/chilly air/weather

a cold/cool/freezing/chilly wind

cold/cool/freezing/lukewarm/tepid water

a cold/cool/lukewarm/tepid shower/bath

cold/lukewarm/tepid tea/coffee/food

a cold/cool drink

It's cold/chilly/freezing outside.

 
Synonyms:

great

cool • fantastic • fabulous • terrific • brilliant • awesome

These are all informal words that describe sb/sth that is very good, pleasant, enjoyable, etc.

great • (informal) very good; giving a lot of pleasure: ▪ We had a great time in Madrid.

cool • (informal) used to show that you admire or approve of sth, often because it is fashionable, attractive or different: ▪ I think their new song's really cool.

fantastic • (informal) extremely good; giving a lot of pleasure: ▪ ‘How was your holiday?’ ‘Fantastic!’

fabulous • (informal) extremely good: ▪ Jane's a fabulous cook. (Fabulous is slightly more old-fashioned than the other words in this set.)

terrific • (informal) extremely good; wonderful: ▪ She's doing a terrific job.

brilliant • (BrE, informal) extremely good; wonderful: ▪ ‘How was the show?’ ‘Brilliant!’

awesome • (informal, especially NAmE) very good, impressive, or enjoyable: ▪ The show was just awesome.

to have a(n) great/cool/fantastic/fabulous/terrific/brilliant/awesome time

to look/sound great/cool/fantastic/fabulous/terrific/brilliant/awesome

really great/cool/fantastic/fabulous/terrific/brilliant/awesome

absolutely great/fantastic/fabulous/terrific/brilliant/awesome

Example Bank:

• He did his best to appear cool, calm and collected.

• He forced himself to count to ten and act cool.

• He was cool towards me.

• I knew I needed surgery, and I was cool with it.

• I'm sorry I acted cool toward you.

• It was a relatively cool night.

• It will probably get cool later, so bring a coat.

• It's so cool you came back!

• Professionally cool, she went back to her patient.

• She managed to stay cool during the meeting.

• She was distinctly cool about their plans.

• She's completely cool about what happened.

• The cave was refreshingly cool.

• The forest looked cool and shady.

• The temple was light, spacious and blissfully cool.

• The weather that June was unseasonably cool.

• Try to keep the drinks cool.

• Wait until the cake is completely cool before cutting.

• You look really cool in those jeans.

• ‘We're meeting Jake later.’ ‘Cool!’

• ‘What's his new girlfriend like?’ ‘She's cool.’

• A cool breeze played in the trees.

• He has a cool head.

• He has been cool towards me ever since we had the argument.

• His new car's pretty cool.

• I think their new song's really cool.

• Keep cool. We'll sort this out.

• Let's sit in the shade and keep cool.

• She tried to remain cool, calm and collected.

• Store medicines in a cool dry place.

• The hall was deliciously cool and dark.

• The water was blissfully cool.

• They bathed in the cool water.

• They gave the Prime Minister a cool reception.

• We found a cool place to sit.

• What is she like beneath her cool, confident exterior?

• a long cool drink

Idioms: cool as a cucumber ▪ cool it! ▪ cool your heels ▪ keep your cool ▪ lose your cool ▪ play it cool

Derived: cool off ▪ cool out ▪ cool somebody off ▪ cool something off 

 
verb  

BECOME COLDER

1. intransitive, transitive to become or to make sb/sth become cool or cooler

• Glass contracts as it cools.

• Melt the chocolate and allow it to cool slightly.

• ~ sth The cylinder is cooled by a jet of water.

• The evening breeze cooled her face.  

BECOME CALMER

2. intransitive to become calmer, less excited or less enthusiastic

• I think we should wait until tempers have cooled.

• Relations between them have definitely cooled (= they are not as friendly with each other as they were).

Verb forms:

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Word Origin:

Old English cōl (noun), cōlian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch koel, also to cold.

 
Thesaurus:

cool verb I, T

• Glass contracts as it cools.

cool (sb/sth) down • • chill • • freeze • |formal refrigerate •

Opp: warm, Opp: heat

leave sth to/allow sth to/let sth cool/cool down

keep sth chilled/frozen/refrigerated

Cool or cool (sb/sth) down? Cool down is used more in spoken English. It can be used with myself, yourself, himself, etc.

• How about a swim to cool ourselves down?

Use cool in technical language

• The cylinder is cooled by a jet of water.

 

Example Bank:

• Allow the cake to cool thoroughly before removing it from the tin.

• Dry soil cools rapidly when air temperatures fall.

• He went for a swim to cool off.

• He's cooled down somewhat since this morning,

• Her enthusiasm for the idea had cooled considerably.

• Her tea was slowly cooling in front of her.

• His temper had cooled slightly by this time.

• An electric fan is designed to cool the engine.

• I think you should wait until she's cooled down a little.

• Let things cool off for a while.

• Relations between them have definitely cooled.

noun the cool singular

 

cool air or a cool place

• the cool of the evening
 

Word Origin:

Old English cōl (noun), cōlian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch koel, also to cold.

  

Wiktionary

cool

   1. adjective
a) Having a slightly low temperature ; mildly or pleasantly cold .
His proposals had a cool reception.
b) Allowing or suggesting heat relief
In control as always, he came up with a cool plan.
Syn: chilly , distant , phlegmatic , standoffish , unemotional , à la mode , fashionable , in fashion , modish , stylish , happening , hip , in , trendy , acceptable , all right , OK , easy , fine , bothered , fussed
Ant: lukewarm , tepid , warm , passionate , awkward , uncool , démodé, old hat , out , fashion , not cricket , not on , unacceptable , bothered , upset
2. verb
a) To lose heat, to get colder.
I like to let my tea cool before drinking it so I dont burn by tongue.
b) To make cooler, less warm
Relations cooled between the USA and the USSR after 1980.

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