from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state of being algid; chilliness; coldness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Med.) Chilliness; coldness.
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- noun medicine The state of being
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- noun prostration characterized by cold and clammy skin and low blood pressure
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While the refrigerator was kept warm enough to prevent the deterioration of veins and arteries, its algidity nonetheless dictated a ten-hour thawing before the onset of embalming.