1. Abbreviation.  (computing) an acronym for CCITT High Level Language.
  2. Noun.  A moderate, but uncomfortable and penetrating coldness.
  3. Noun.  A sudden penetrating sense of cold, especially one that causes a brief trembling nerve response through the body; the trembling response itself; often associated with illness: ''fevers and chills'', or susceptibility to illness: ''close the window or you'll catch a chill''.
  4. Noun.  An uncomfortable and numbing sense of fear, dread, anxiety, or alarm, often one that is sudden and usually accompanied by a trembling nerve response resembling the body's response to biting cold.
  5. Adjective.  Moderately cold or chilly.
  6. Adjective.  (slang) Calm, relaxed, easygoing. ''See also'': chill out.
  7. Adjective.  (slang) "Cool"; meeting a certain hip standard or garnering the approval of a certain peer group.
  8. Verb.  (transitive) To lower the temperature of something; to cool.
  9. Verb.  (transitive, metallurgy) To harden a metal surface by sudden cooling.
  10. Verb.  (intransitive) To become cold.
  11. Verb.  (intransitive, metallurgy) To become hard by rapid cooling.
  12. Verb.  (intransitive, slang) To relax, lie back.
  13. Verb.  (intransitive, slang) To "hang", hang out; to spend time with another person or group. ''Also'' '''chill out'''.
  14. Verb.  (intransitive, slang) To smoke marijuana.

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