Definition of cold-short in English:

cold-short

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Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊldʃɔːt/

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adjective

  • (Of a metal) brittle in its cold state.

Origin

early 17th century: from Swedish kallskör, from kall 'cold' + skör 'brittle', later associated with short in the same sense.

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