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acold

[uh-kohld] /əˈkoʊld/
adjective, Archaic.
1.
being cold or chilled.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English acolde, Old English ācolod, past participle of ācōlian to grow cold. See a-3, cool, -ed2
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  • Tandem paving should be considered if avoidance of acold longitudinal joint is intended.
  • These samples were then completely immobilized using acold chamber to allow for ease in counting the samples by hand.
  • The flu is typically much more severe than acold, appearing suddenly and lasting a week or longer.
  • Degradation by adsorbed gas layers on acold electrode surface, eg incase of a leak, can be dangerous and must be controlled.
  • These products need acold chain for their storage and distribution.
  • The lower part shows the pressures reading of acold cathode gauge.
  • All observations were made at room temperature, and acold trap was used to reduce contamination from within the specimen chamber.
  • As a result, concrete needs to be kept in formwork fora longer time when cast in acold weather condition.

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