Cold Water

  • (noun): Disparagement of a plan or hope or expectation.
    Example: "She poured cold water on the whole idea of going to Africa"

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Cold Shock Response - Myth of Sudden Hypothermia
... In humans, cold shock response is perhaps the most common cause of death from immersion in very cold water, such as by falling through thin ice ... The cold water can cause heart attack (as cold blood from the extremities reaches the heart) and inhalation of water (and thus drowning) from hyperventilation ... or mental conditioning, are much better able to survive swimming in very cold water ...
Pressure Balanced Valve
... codes in some municipalities, provides water at nearly constant temperature to a shower or bathtub, despite pressure fluctuations in either the hot or cold supply lines ... is in use, the fixture suddenly draws a significant amount of cold water from the common supply line, causing a pressure drop ... absence of a compensating mechanism, the relatively higher pressure in the hot water supply line will cause the shower temperature to rise just as suddenly, possibly ...
Maiden Creek - Watershed
... High Quality (HQ) and Exceptional Value (EV) mandate special water quality protection, as they embody outstanding ecological resources that are required to be maintained ... The Maiden Creek and its tributaries have achieved high rankings for water quality ... Peters Creek and the source waters of Saucony Creek are classified Exceptional Value (EV), the highest designation, reserved for the most pristine waters in the state ...
Cold Water (album)
... Cold Water is the debut album from Australian blues and roots singer Mia Dyson and was released in May 2003 ... Cold Water highlights Mia Dyson's song writing and musicianship and the dynamic collaboration between Mia, Dean Addison and Carl Pannuzzo ... Cold Water also introduces guest musicians including Steve Hesketh (Sime Nugent/Dan Brodie) on Hammond and piano, Sime Nugent and Kylie Auldist on backing vocals and Jaimi Faulkner on guitar ...
Minimalist Program - Technical Innovations - Bare Phrase Structure
... For example, Merge can operate on the lexical items 'drink' and 'water' to give 'drink water' ... Note that the phrase 'drink water' behaves more like the verb 'drink' than like the noun 'water' ... verb 'drink' we can usually put the phrase 'drink water' I like to _____________ (drink)/(drink water) ...

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