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- n. The state of being algid.
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- n. Chilliness; coldness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being algid; chilliness; coldness.
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- n. 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.