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cold

1. mod. [stopping something] suddenly and totally. I stopped cold—afraid to move further.
2. mod. dead. This parrot is cold—pifted!
3. mod. not good. The lecture was cold and dull.
4. mod. excellent. (Very cool.) That last pitch was cold, man.
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The bitter conditions will continue for the remainder of the week and it will remain colder than normal, with the risk of snow as moist frontal systems bump in to the cold air across the UK.
Temperatures will feel significantly colder than this week and everyone is reminded to prepare warm clothing for this period.
Liam Dutton says: "As well as turning unsettled, it'll turn colder due to polar maritime air coming from Greenland.
Winds will revert to a north-westerly Arctic flow making conditions feel even colder in the biting chill with hail and snow showers possible.
Forecasts say that next week more settled conditions, but colder weather across many parts of the country.
Wednesday will be much colder with morning gales and frequent wintry showers of sleet, snow and hail.
More than three in four Easterners (79%) say their winter has been colder than usual.
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Because of the winds, humans can feel around 3- 4 degrees colder than it actually is.
2C - more than 3C colder than the long-term monthly average.
The temperatures are much colder than normal for this time of year, a weather expert said, when we should expect averages of around six to eight degrees.
Temperatures in the North East are certainly going to get colder as we go through the back end of this week, and overnight particularly there will be a potential for freezing temperatures," he said.
Washington, November 26 ( ANI ): In a new study, researchers have tried to explain the various reasons behind why animals who stay in colder climates are bigger in size as compared to others.
Winds from the north-west will bring colder air to the country and temperatures are expected to drop significantly, with highs of 14-20 degrees Centigrade in the west.