Sentence Examples with the word chilling

She was standing at the rail, peering down river, dressed in only a sweater, clutching her arms to her body against the snow and chilling cold.

In all heated houses the water used should be warmed at least up to the temperature of the atmosphere, so as to avoid chilling the roots.

Brought up in the bigoted and chilling atmosphere of the Piedmontese court, he received a rigid military and religious training, but little intellectual education.

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We're nearly at war! he reminded her with a chilling smile that didn't reach his dark eyes.

An effort at a more direct mechanical process is embodied in the inventions of Foucault which are at present being developed in Germany and Belgium; in this process the glass is drawn from the molten bath in the shape of flat sheets, by the aid of a bar of iron, previously immersed in the glass, the glass receiving its form by being drawn through slots in large fire-bricks, and being kept in shape by rapid chilling produced by the action of air-blasts.

An icy amber gaze fell on her, chilling her heart to stillness.

The chilling stereotypes the structure existing in the ingot at the moment it was withdrawn from the furnace, and we can af terwards study this structure by means of the microscope.

Windows have a chilling effect on a room, and in calculations extra allowance should be made for window areas.

He had an unbounded admiration for Erasmus, with whom he entered into correspondence, and from whom he received a somewhat chilling patronage; whilst the brilliant humanist, Pico della Mirandola (1463-1494), taught him to criticize, in a rationalizing way, the medieval doctrines of Rome.

The shares, when made of the same material, required constant sharpening; this necessity was removed by the device, patented by Robert Ransome in 1803, of chilling and so hardening the under-surface of the share; the upper surface, which is soft, then wears away more quickly than the chilled part, whereby a sharp edge is always assured.