In December 2013, North America was colder than average, but Russia and most of Europe were far hotter.
Direct light generates the long days and heat of summer; tilted and less direct light gives us shorter and colder winter days.
In colder climates, melting arctic plates has forced polar bears to abandon their ice floes for dry land hunting.
The colds get colder, the hots get hotter, and the hurricanes get more destructive.
Pot pies are another food that one only imagines eating in the colder seasons.
It is something remarkable that they only inhabit the colder latitudes, for in a warmer climate it is a rare thing to find them.
But all the while, the days grew shorter and the nights were colder than they ought to have been.
He had spent so much of his time away from Earth that he had become more or less adapted to thinner, colder atmospheres.
Old Mr. Elmour's manner was also more distant, and Ellen's colder.
And while you expatiate upon your cousin's cool head and colder heart, and recommend me to make sure of this pattern partner—yes!
Old English cald (Anglian), ceald (West Saxon) "cold, cool" (adj.), "coldness," from Proto-Germanic *kaldaz (cf. Old Frisian and Old Saxon kald, Old High German and German kalt, Old Norse kaldr, Gothic kalds "cold"), possibly a past participle adjective of *kal-/*kol-, from PIE root *gel-/*gol- "cold" (cf. Latin gelare "to freeze," gelu "frost," glacies "ice").
Meaning "not strong" (in reference to scent) is 1590s, from hunting. Cold front in weather is from 1921. Cold-call in the sales pitch sense first recorded 1972. Japanese has two words for "cold:" samui for coldness in the atmosphere or environment; tsumetai for things which are cold to touch, and also in the figurative sense, with reference to personalities, behaviors, etc.
c.1300, "coldness," from cold (adj.). Sense in common cold is 1530s, from symptoms resembling those of exposure to cold; cf. earlier senses "indisposition caused by exposure to cold" (early 14c.); "discomfort caused by cold" (c.1300).
A viral infection characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes lining the upper respiratory passages and usually accompanied by malaise, fever, chills, coughing, and sneezing. Also called coryza, acute rhinitis, common cold, coryza.