the Cold War

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the Cold War

: the nonviolent conflict between the U.S. and the former U.S.S.R. after 1945
  • the era of the Cold War

Word by Word Definitions

cold play
  1. : having or being a temperature that is uncomfortably low for humans

  2. : having a relatively low temperature or one lower than normal or expected

  3. : not heated: such as

  1. : bodily sensation produced by loss or lack of heat

  2. : a condition of low temperature

  3. : a bodily disorder popularly associated with chilling

  1. : with utter finality : absolutely, completely

  2. : without introduction or advance notice

  3. : without preparation or warm-up

war play
  1. : a state of usually open and declared armed hostile conflict between states or nations

  2. : a period of such armed conflict

  3. : state of war

  1. : to be in active or vigorous conflict

  2. : to engage in warfare

  1. : worse

  1. : worst, overcome


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