Share this entry

Share this page

chill factor

Syllabification: chill fac·tor

Definition of chill factor in English:

noun

Another term for windchill.
Example sentences
  • The freezer is - 40 deg F, and fans create a wind chill factor that drops the temperature to 100 degrees below zero.
  • And the wind chill factor plus the cool temperatures, led to spot purchases of warm Disney Brand parkers at US $58 each.
  • The cold moved slowly up the country towards Wellington yesterday, the wind chill factor keeping temperatures very low.

Definition of chill factor in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day ingratiate
Pronunciation: ɪnˈɡreɪʃɪeɪt
verb
bring oneself into favour with someone through flattery…