Definition of 'chill'
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Serve it well chilled to knock back the sweetness further. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But it sends a chill up my spine. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Strain into chilled glasses and serve each with a slice of apple. The Sun (2016)Strain, chill and freeze or use as necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There's an unmistakable chill in the air. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Wrap the dough in clingfilm and chill in the fridge for 20 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I can still feel the icy chill of panic that hit me. Times, Sunday Times (2017)With a decent dollop of time, you could take in ten more islands and still have time to chill. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you think you're feeling a chill as the nights draw in, it could be worse. The Sun (2016)It is no answer to the chilling effect of section 40 on a free and untamed press to say that they only need join a recognised regulator. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is particularly chilling looking back on it because her brother is a former soldier. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Serve on top of the steak or chill or freeze until needed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Wrap in clingfilm and chill in the fridge for a couple of hours or until firm. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Put the chilled pastry case on a baking tray. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This soup can also be chilled and served cold. Asthma and Eczema - special diet cookbook (1989)Yet suddenly he felt a chill of fear. The Sun (2006)You know that damp chill and musty blanket smell you normally experience on entering a holiday let? Times, Sunday Times (2014)That verse always sends chills up my spine. Christianity Today (2000)The champagne was always chilled and ready to open. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The company makes environmentally friendly boxes for transporting chilled foods. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some say that the scandal will still have a chilling effect. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You can feel the crisp chill of a glass of white. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Set the clarified butter aside to cool and chill until ready to use. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There was indeed a chill in the air. Titanic - Destination disaster (1987)He says something that chills my heart. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Allow to cool at room temperature or chill in the fridge until it can be spread or piped. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Symptoms include chills, headache and breathing difficulties. The Sun (2010)There was a slight chill in the dip, which may have accounted for it. CHARMED LIFE (1977)You'll only catch a chill from the rotten weather. The Sun (2009)In the quiet chill of the night, the sounds of grief came from all directions. The Barefoot Emperor: An Ethiopian Tragedy (2007)A sudden gust of chill wind from the west obliged them to reconsider. CHRISTINA QUEEN OF SWEDEN: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (2004)Britain may also feel the chill from Canada, but the effects are likely to be limited. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I feel chilled by her. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'chill'
British English: chill /tʃɪl/ VERB
To chill something means to make it cold.
Chill the fruit salad until serving time.
These doughs can be rolled out while you wait for the pastry to chill.
- American English: chill
- Arabic: يُبَرِّدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: esfriar
- Chinese: 变冷
- Croatian: ohladiti
- Czech: vychladit
- Danish: afkøle
- Dutch: afkoelen
- European Spanish: enfriar
- Finnish: jäähdyttää
- French: refroidir
- German: kühlen
- Greek: ψύχω
- Italian: raffreddare
- Japanese: 冷やす
- Korean: 식히다
- Norwegian: avkjøle
- Polish: oziębić
- European Portuguese: esfriar
- Romanian: a răci
- Russian: охлаждать
- Spanish: enfriar
- Swedish: kyla ner
- Thai: ทำให้เย็น
- Turkish: soğutmak
- Ukrainian: охолоджувати
- Vietnamese: làm lạnh
British English: chill ADJECTIVE
Chill weather is cold and unpleasant.
...chill winds, rain, and choppy seas.
British English: chill NOUN
If something sends a chill through you, it gives you a sudden feeling of fear or anxiety.
The violence used against the students sent a chill through the country.
Definition of chill from the Collins English Dictionary
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