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chill

verb

chill

1. and chilly n. a cold can of beer. Hey, toss me a chill, would ya, buddy? How ’bout a chilly, Billy?
2. tv. to kill someone. (Underworld.) I’ll chill you with one blast from my cannon, you creep!
3. tv. to frighten someone. (Standard English.) The prospect of having to go in there alone chilled Willy, but he went in anyway.
4. tv. to reject someone. She chilled me once too often. I won’t take that from a dame.
5. Go to chill (out).
6. tv. & in. to relax; to cause someone to relax; to hang out [with someone]. (see also chill (out).) They are chilling now. For a while they were real rowdy.
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LT power cable and related accessories Sadali Chilling Centre
Effects of pre-release chilling on the flight ability of sterile males of the Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae).
But there are reasons to doubt the chilling effect account.
Moving from immersion chilling to air chilling would also involve a change for the processing plant and a learning curve for its employees.
Northcutt, Smith, and Huezo found no significant difference in bacterial pathogen levels between the two chilling methods.
The extent of chilling injury was measured as the subsequent linear elongation of the radicle after chilling (Rab and Saltveit, 1996).
Markus Kleinjohann, production manager at Kuhlmann GmbH & Co KG, commented: "The Freshline Continuous Sauce Chiller provides us with a viable alternative to batch chilling systems, with the key benefit being the speed of temperature reduction.
If a casting is chilled in an area that is used as a feed path, the chilling may inhibit proper feeding and result in shrinkage microporosity leading to casting defects and reduced mechanical properties.
If salad seems dry after chilling, stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons milk to moisten.
Photosynthesis is one of the first processes adversely affected when chilling-sensitive plants are exposed to chilling temperatures (Powles et al.
Poultry processors who need world class technologies for pathogen intervention, freezing and chilling, food monitoring and control and water management services can look to BOC (NYSE: BOX) for assistance.
Generally, a chill's thickness shouldn't be less than that of the metal section it is chilling.
Pinnacle series small-footprint central chilling stations use scroll compressors, brazed plate evaporators, and an integral stainless-steel reservoir.
Chilling temperatures (10-18 [degrees] C) frequently prevail during the soybean growing season in Hokkaido (northern Japan).
BOC (NYSE:BOX) says its ingredient chilling technology is the cool solution to rising temperatures.