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  • n. The range of temperature, humidity and ventilation that a building's occupants feel to be comfortable
  • n. The range of circumstances in which a person feels relaxed or able to cope

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the temperature range (between 28 and 30 degrees Centigrade) at which the naked human body is able to maintain a heat balance without shivering or sweating


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  • Here, traditions had provided the hacks with a comfort zone where they could all be good old boys together, and to hell with troublesome dykes, poofs, women, jungle bunnies, and cripples.

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  • She had edged out of her comfort zone and was with a cluster of people helping themselves to canapés from one of the second-tier tables, close enough for him to see that he might have been wrong about her legs being her best asset.

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  • Even the phrase comfort zone has a nice lulling quality, doesn’t it?

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