Originally Posted by daddySEAL
cool - Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Cool \Cool\, a. [Compar. Cooler; superl. Coolest.] [AS.
c[=o]l; akin to D. koel, G. k["u]hl, OHG. chouli, Dan.
k["o]lig, Sw. kylig, also to AS. calan to be cold, Icel.
kala. See Cold, and cf. Chill.]
1. Moderately cold; between warm and cold; lacking in warmth;
producing or promoting coolness.
Fanned with cool winds. --Milton.
2. Not ardent, warm, fond, or passionate; not hasty;
deliberate; exercising self-control; self-possessed;
dispassionate; indifferent; as, a cool lover; a cool
For a patriot, too cool. --Goldsmith.
3. Not retaining heat; light; as, a cool dress.
4. Manifesting coldness or dislike; chilling; apathetic; as,
a cool manner.
5. Quietly impudent; negligent of propriety in matters of
minor importance, either ignorantly or willfully;
presuming and selfish; audacious; as, cool behavior.
Its cool stare of familiarity was intolerable.
6. Applied facetiously, in a vague sense, to a sum of money,
commonly as if to give emphasis to the largeness of the
He had lost a cool hundred. --Fielding.
Leaving a cool thousand to Mr. Matthew Pocket.
Syn: Calm; dispassionate; self-possessed; composed;
repulsive; frigid; alienated; impudent.
Cool \Cool\, n.
A moderate state of cold; coolness; -- said of the
temperature of the air between hot and cold; as, the cool of
the day; the cool of the morning or evening.
Cool \Cool\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cooled; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To make cool or cold; to reduce the temperature of; as,
ice cools water.
Send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger
in water, and cool my tongue. --Luke xvi.
2. To moderate the heat or excitement of; to allay, as
passion of any kind; to calm; to moderate.
We have reason to cool our raging motions, our
carnal stings, our unbitted lusts. --Shak.
To cool the heels, to dance attendance; to wait, as for
admission to a patron's house. [Colloq.] --Dryden.
Cool \Cool\, v. i.
1. To become less hot; to lose heat.
I saw a smith stand with his hammer, thus,
the whilst his iron did on the anvil cool. --Shak.
2. To lose the heat of excitement or passion; to become more
I will not give myself liberty to think, lest I
should cool. --Congreve.
cool - WordNet (r) 2.1 (2005) :
adj 1: neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat; "a
cool autumn day"; "a cool room"; "cool summer dresses";
"cool drinks"; "a cool breeze" [ant: warm]
2: marked by calm self-control (especially in trying
circumstances); unemotional; "play it cool"; "keep cool";
"stayed coolheaded in the crisis"; "the most nerveless winner
in the history of the tournament" [syn: cool, coolheaded,
3: (color) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially
of greens and blues and violets; "cool greens and blues and
violets" [ant: warm]
4: psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or
unresponsive or showing dislike; "relations were cool and
polite"; "a cool reception"; "cool to the idea of higher
taxes" [ant: warm]
5: (used of a number or sum) without exaggeration or
qualification; "a cool million bucks"
6: fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or
socially adept; "he's a cool dude"; "that's cool"; "Mary's
dress is really cool"; "it's not cool to arrive at a party
n 1: the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature;
"the cool of early morning"
2: great coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool"
[syn: aplomb, assuredness, cool, poise, sang-froid]
v 1: make cool or cooler; "Chill the food" [syn: cool,
chill, cool down] [ant: heat, heat up]
2: loose heat; "The air cooled considerably after the
thunderstorm" [syn: cool, chill, cool down] [ant:
heat, heat up, hot up]
3: lose intensity; "His enthusiasm cooled considerably" [syn:
cool, cool off, cool down]
Get away from the dictionaries.
When you go to the library, just stick to computer and checking in on the forums.
Never argue with drunks or crazy people.
Interesting evolution of a word, it went from frigid to fashionable and attractive. Anyway my vote goes to a flattop Blackhawk converted to 44 Spl.
While we're on the subject how cool are you?
Are you looking fro a handgun that shots or one you can enter in a beauty pageant?
Originally Posted by glockinmypants321
I longer require the services of the library. I'm online at home. Yippie!
Originally Posted by Wandering Man
Cool handguns? I like mine best when it's warmed up; 20 rounds or so usually does the job...
I do like the looks of the Walther P5c though, even chilled.
Actually, I think that's shaken, not stirred.
Originally Posted by MLB
I know what the definition of the word is.
But it's subjective, meaning certain things and attributes to certain people.
I meant what does it "mean" to glockinmypants321, Please !
I like big bore revolvers. (.45-70 & .500 S&W Magnum). In that category the Magnum Research BFR's rank up there in "Cool Factor". Bill T.
^Those are for concealed right ?
That 500 is close, but I'm holding out for the BFR chambered in Sidewinder...
?????? What is "Sidewinder? Bill T.
Originally Posted by MLB
If you're buying a gun soley for good looks, it the Colt 1860 Army Model cap-and-ball, hands down.
If "cool" will do it for you, probably the Webley .455 Auto.
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