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Chili vs. Chill — What's the Difference?

Chili vs. Chill — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Chili and Chill

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Chili

The pungent fresh or dried fruit of any of several cultivated varieties of capsicum, used especially as a flavoring in cooking. Also called chili pepper.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

An unpleasant feeling of coldness in the atmosphere, one's surroundings, or the body
The draughty chill of the castle
There was a chill in the air
Heat exhaustion symptoms include nausea, chills, dizziness and dehydration
Apr 02, 2022

Chili

A stew made of meat or beans (or both) and usually tomatoes, spiced with chili peppers or chili powder.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

A metal mould, often cooled, designed to ensure rapid or even cooling of metal during casting.
Apr 02, 2022

Chili

(countable) The pungent, spicy fresh or dried fruit of any of several cultivated varieties of capsicum peppers, used in cooking.
Chili pepper
Apr 02, 2022
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Chill

Make (someone) cold
They were chilled by a sudden wind
Apr 02, 2022

Chili

(uncountable) Powdered chili pepper, used as a spice or flavouring in cooking.
Chili powder
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Horrify or frighten (someone)
The city was chilled by the violence
Apr 02, 2022

Chili

(Indian Chinese cuisine) A spicy stew of chicken or paneer, capsicum and onion, eaten as an appetizer.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Calm down and relax
They like to get home, have a bath, and chill out
Apr 02, 2022

Chili

A dish made with chili peppers and other ingredients, such as beans and beef.
Chili con carne
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Chilly
The chill grey dawn
The chill winds of public censure
Apr 02, 2022

Chili

(Cincinnati) Cincinnati chili.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Very relaxed or easy-going
The island is really chill and laid-back
In general, I am a pretty chill guy
Apr 02, 2022

Chili

A kind of red pepper. See Capsicum
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

A moderate but penetrating coldness.
Apr 02, 2022

Chili

Ground beef and chili peppers or chili powder often with tomatoes and kidney beans
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

A sensation of coldness, often accompanied by shivering and pallor of the skin.
Apr 02, 2022

Chili

Very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

A checking or dampening of enthusiasm, spirit, or joy
Bad news that put a chill on the celebration.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

A sudden numbing fear or dread.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Moderately cold; chilly
A chill wind.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Not warm and friendly; distant
A chill greeting.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Discouraging; dispiriting
“Chill penury repressed their noble rage” (Thomas Gray).
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

(Slang) Calm or relaxed
“As my meditation routine grew more stable...my already laid-back demeanor grew positively chill” (David Gelles).
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To affect with or as if with cold.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To lower in temperature; cool.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To make discouraged; dispirit.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

(Metallurgy) To harden (a metallic surface) by rapid cooling.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To be seized with cold.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To become cold or set
Jelly that chills quickly.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

(Metallurgy) To become hard by rapid cooling.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To calm down or relax. Often used with out.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To pass time idly; loiter.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To spend time with someone in a relaxed manner; hang out together.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

A moderate, but uncomfortable and penetrating coldness.
There was a chill in the air.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

A sudden penetrating sense of cold, especially one that causes a brief trembling nerve response through the body; the trembling response itself; often associated with illness: fevers and chills, or susceptibility to illness.
Close the window or you'll catch a chill.
I felt a chill when the wind picked up.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

An uncomfortable and numbing sense of fear, dread, anxiety, or alarm, often one that is sudden and usually accompanied by a trembling nerve response resembling the body's response to biting cold.
Despite the heat, he felt a chill as he entered the crime scene.
The actor's eerie portrayal sent chills through the audience.
His menacing presence cast a chill over everyone.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

An iron mould or portion of a mould, serving to cool rapidly, and so to harden, the surface of molten iron brought in contact with it..
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

The hardened part of a casting, such as the tread of a carriage wheel.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

A lack of warmth and cordiality; unfriendliness.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Calmness; equanimity.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

A sense of style; trendiness; savoir faire.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Moderately cold or chilly.
A chill wind was blowing down the street.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Unwelcoming; not cordial.
Arriving late at the wedding, we were met with a chill reception.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

(slang) Calm, relaxed, easygoing.
The teacher is really chill and doesn't care if you use your phone during class.
Paint-your-own ceramics studios are a chill way to express yourself while learning more about your date's right brain.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

(slang) "Cool"; meeting a certain hip standard or garnering the approval of a certain peer group.
That new movie was chill, man.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

(slang) Okay, not a problem.
Sorry about that. —It's chill.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

(transitive) To lower the temperature of something; to cool.
Chill before serving.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

(intransitive) To become cold.
In the wind he chilled quickly.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To harden a metal surface by sudden cooling.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To become hard by rapid cooling.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To relax; to lie back.
Chill, man, we've got a whole week to do it; no sense in getting worked up.
The new gym teacher really has to chill or he's gonna blow a gasket.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To "hang", hang out; to spend time with another person or group.
Hey, we should chill this weekend.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To smoke marijuana.
On Friday night do you wanna chill?
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To discourage, depress.
Censorship chills public discourse.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

A moderate but disagreeable degree of cold; a disagreeable sensation of coolness, accompanied with shivering.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

A sensation of cold with convulsive shaking of the body, pinched face, pale skin, and blue lips, caused by undue cooling of the body or by nervous excitement, or forming the precursor of some constitutional disturbance, as of a fever.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

A check to enthusiasm or warmth of feeling; discouragement; as, a chill comes over an assembly.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

An iron mold or portion of a mold, serving to cool rapidly, and so to harden, the surface of molten iron brought in contact with it.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

The hardened part of a casting, as the tread of a car wheel.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Moderately cold; tending to cause shivering; chilly; raw.
Noisome winds, and blasting vapors chill.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Affected by cold.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Characterized by coolness of manner, feeling, etc.; lacking enthusiasm or warmth; formal; distant; as, a chill reception.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Discouraging; depressing; dispiriting.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To strike with a chill; to make chilly; to cause to shiver; to affect with cold.
When winter chilled the day.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To check enthusiasm or warmth of feeling of; to depress; to discourage.
Every thought on God chills the gayety of his spirits.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To produce, by sudden cooling, a change of crystallization at or near the surface of, so as to increase the hardness; said of cast iron.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

To become surface-hardened by sudden cooling while solidifying; as, some kinds of cast iron chill to a greater depth than others.
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Coldness due to a cold environment
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

An almost pleasurable sensation of fright;
A frisson of surprise shot through him
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

A sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

A sudden numbing dread
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Depress or discourage;
The news of the city's surrender chilled the soldiers
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Make cool or cooler;
Chill the food
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Loose heat;
The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm
Apr 02, 2022

Chill

Uncomfortably cool;
A chill wind
Chilly weather
Apr 02, 2022

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