Definitions of chilling
  1. noun

    the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature

    cooling, temperature reduction
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    freeze, freezing

    the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
    heat dissipation

    dissipation of heat
    infrigidation, refrigeration

    the process of cooling or freezing (e.g., food) for preservative purposes
    freeze-drying, lyophilisation, lyophilization

    a method of drying food or blood plasma or pharmaceuticals or tissue without destroying their physical structure; material is frozen and then warmed in a vacuum so that the ice sublimes
    frost, icing

    the formation of frost or ice on a surface
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    temperature change

    a process whereby the degree of hotness of a body (or medium) changes

  2. adjective

    provoking fear terror

    scarey, scary, shivery, shuddery


    frightening because of an awareness of danger

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