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1 lěngLeng3cold; surname Leng
2冷却 冷卻 lěng quèleng3 que4to cool off; cooling
3冷静 冷靜 lěng jìngleng3 jing4calm; cool-headed
4寒冷 hán lěnghan2 leng3cold (climate); frigid; very cold
5冷冷 lěng lěngleng3 leng3coldly
6冷水 lěng shuǐleng3 shui3cold water; unboiled water; fig. not yet ready (of plans)
7冷笑 lěng xiàoleng3 xiao4to sneer; to laugh grimly; grin of dissatisfaction (bitterness, helplessness, indignation etc); bitter, grim, sarcastic or angry smile
8冷气 冷氣 lěng leng3 qi4air conditioning (Tw)
9冷淡 lěng dànleng3 dan4cold; indifferent
10冷漠 lěng leng3 mo4cold and detached towards sb; lack of regard; indifference; neglect
11冰冷 bīng lěngbing1 leng3ice-cold
12冷落 lěng luòleng3 luo4desolate; unfrequented; to treat sb coldly; to snub; to cold shoulder
13冷冻 冷凍 lěng dòngleng3 dong4to freeze; to deep-freeze
14挨冻受冷 挨凍受冷 ái dòng shòu lěngai2 dong4 shou4 leng3to suffer from exposure to the cold (idiom)
15爆冷 bào lěngbao4 leng3an upset (esp. in sports); unexpected turn of events; to pull off a coup; a breakthrough
16爆冷门 爆冷門 bào lěng ménbao4 leng3 men2an upset (esp. in sports); unexpected turn of events; to pull off a coup; a breakthrough
17爆冷门儿 爆冷門兒 bào lěng mén rbao4 leng3 men2 r5erhua variant of 爆冷门
18报以冷笑 報以冷笑 bào lěng xiàobao4 yi3 leng3 xiao4to respond with a sneer (idiom)
19冰炭不言,冷热自明 冰炭不言,冷熱自明 bīng tàn yán , lěng míngbing1 tan4 bu4 yan2 , leng3 re4 zi4 ming2ice or coals, whether hot or cold goes without saying (idiom); fig. sincerity is not expressed in words
20炒冷饭 炒冷飯 chǎo lěng fànchao3 leng3 fan4to stir-fry leftover rice; fig. to rehash the same story; to serve up the same old product
21齿冷 齒冷 chǐ lěngchi3 leng3to sneer
22抽冷子 chōu lěng zichou1 leng3 zi5(coll.) unexpectedly
23吹冷风 吹冷風 chuī lěng fēngchui1 leng3 feng1to blow cold; damping expectations by discouraging or realistic words
24打入冷宫 打入冷宮 lěng gōngda3 ru4 leng3 gong1to snub; to consign to the trash heap of history
25杜冷丁 lěng dīngdu4 leng3 ding1(medicine) dolantin (loanword); pethidine
26发冷 發冷 lěngfa1 leng3to feel a chill (as an emotional response); to feel cold (as a clinical symptom)
27翡冷翠 fěi lěng cuìFei3 leng3 cui4Florence, city in Italy (Tw)
28高冷 gāo lěnggao1 leng3reserved; aloof; (geography) (of a location) elevated and cold
29寒冷彻骨 寒冷徹骨 hán lěng chè han2 leng3 che4 gu3to be chilled to the marrow (idiom)
30寒冷难熬 寒冷難熬 hán lěng nán áohan2 leng3 nan2 ao2The bitter cold is unbearable. (idiom)
31横眉冷对,千夫指 橫眉冷對,千夫指 héng méi lěng duì , qiān zhǐheng2 mei2 leng3 dui4 , qian1 fu1 zhi3to face a thousand fingers with a cool scowl (modern idiom); to treat with disdain; to defy
32横眉冷对千夫指 橫眉冷對千夫指 héng méi lěng duì qiān zhǐheng2 mei2 leng3 dui4 qian1 fu1 zhi3to face a thousand pointing fingers with a cool scowl (citation from Lu Xun); to treat with disdain; to defy
33忽冷忽热 忽冷忽熱 lěng hu1 leng3 hu1 re4now hot, now cold; (of one's mood, affection etc) to alternate
34浇冷水 澆冷水 jiāo lěng shuǐjiao1 leng3 shui3to pour cold water; fig. to discourage
35冷傲 lěng àoleng3 ao4icily arrogant
36冷暴力 lěng bào leng3 bao4 li4non-physical abuse; emotional abuse; the silent treatment
37冷不丁 lěng bu dīngleng3 bu5 ding1suddenly; by surprise
38冷不防 lěng bu fángleng3 bu5 fang2unexpectedly; suddenly; at unawares; off guard; against expectations
39冷菜 lěng càileng3 cai4cold dish; cold food
40冷餐 lěng cānleng3 can1cold meal; cold food
41冷藏 lěng cángleng3 cang2refrigeration; cold storage; to keep (food, medicine) in cold environment
42冷藏车 冷藏車 lěng cáng chēleng3 cang2 che1refrigerated truck or wagon
43冷藏箱 lěng cáng xiāngleng3 cang2 xiang1cooler; ice chest; reefer container
44冷场 冷場 lěng chǎngleng3 chang3stage wait; (fig.) awkward silence
45冷嘲热讽 冷嘲熱諷 lěng cháo fěngleng3 chao2 re4 feng3frigid irony and scorching satire (idiom); to mock and ridicule
46冷淡关系 冷淡關係 lěng dàn guān leng3 dan4 guan1 xi4cold relations (e.g. between countries)
47冷冻库 冷凍庫 lěng dòng leng3 dong4 ku4freezer compartment
48冷房 lěng fángleng3 fang2cooling; air conditioning
49冷锋 冷鋒 lěng fēngleng3 feng1cold front (meteorology)
50冷敷 lěng leng3 fu1cold compress
51冷宫 冷宮 lěng gōngleng3 gong1(in literature and opera) a place to which a monarch banishes a wife or concubine who falls from favor; (fig.) the doghouse; a state of disfavor
52冷汗 lěng hànleng3 han4cold sweat
53冷湖 lěng Leng3 hu2Lenghu county level subdivision of Haixi Mongol and Tibetan autonomous prefecture 海西蒙古族藏族自治州 , Qinghai
54冷湖行政区 冷湖行政區 lěng xíng zhèng Leng3 hu2 xing2 zheng4 qu1Lenghu county level subdivision of Haixi Mongol and Tibetan autonomous prefecture 海西蒙古族藏族自治州 , Qinghai
55冷湖行政委员会 冷湖行政委員會 lěng xíng zhèng wěi yuán huìLeng3 hu2 xing2 zheng4 wei3 yuan2 hui4Lenghu county level subdivision of Haixi Mongol and Tibetan autonomous prefecture 海西蒙古族藏族自治州 , Qinghai
56冷话 冷話 lěng huàleng3 hua4harsh words; sarcasm; bitter remarks
57冷寂 lěng leng3 ji4cold and desolate; lonely
58冷静期 冷靜期 lěng jìng leng3 jing4 qi1cooling-off period (divorces, purchases, surgeries)
59冷峻 lěng jùnleng3 jun4grave and stern
60冷酷 lěng leng3 ku4grim; unfeeling; callous
61冷酷无情 冷酷無情 lěng qíngleng3 ku4 wu2 qing2cold-hearted; unfeeling; callous
62冷冷清清 lěng lěng qīng qīngleng3 leng3 qing1 qing1deserted; desolate; unfrequented; cold and cheerless; lonely; in quiet isolation
63冷冽 lěng lièleng3 lie4chilly
64冷媒 lěng méileng3 mei2refrigerant
65冷门 冷門 lěng ménleng3 men2a neglected branch (of arts, science, sports etc); fig. a complete unknown who wins a competition
66冷面 lěng miànleng3 mian4naengmyeon (Korean dish based on cold noodles in soup); grim; stern; harsh
67冷漠对待 冷漠對待 lěng duì dàileng3 mo4 dui4 dai4cold and detached towards sb; lack of regard; indifference; neglect
68冷奴 lěng leng3 nu2silken tofu served cold with various toppings (loanword from Japanese "hiyayakko")
69冷暖 lěng nuǎnleng3 nuan3lit. daily changes of temperature; fig. well-being; sb's comfort, health, prosperity etc
70冷暖房 lěng nuǎn fángleng3 nuan3 fang2cooling and heating; air conditioning and central heating
71冷暖自知 lěng nuǎn zhīleng3 nuan3 zi4 zhi1the person who drinks it knows best whether the water is hot or cold (Zen proverb); self-awareness comes from within; to know best by personal experience; see 如人飲水如人饮水冷暖自知
72冷盘 冷盤 lěng pánleng3 pan2cold plate; cold meats
73冷盆 lěng pénleng3 pen2cold dish; appetizer
74冷僻 lěng leng3 pi4out-of-the-way; deserted; unfamiliar; obscure
75冷气机 冷氣機 lěng leng3 qi4 ji1air conditioner
76冷气衫 冷氣衫 lěng shānleng3 qi4 shan1warm clothes such as padded jacket to be worn in air conditioning (esp. in Hong Kong)
77冷枪 冷槍 lěng qiāngleng3 qiang1sniper's shot
78冷清 lěng qīngleng3 qing1cold and cheerless; fig. lonely; unfrequented
79冷清清 lěng qīng qīngleng3 qing1 qing1deserted; desolate; unfrequented; cold and cheerless; lonely; in quiet isolation
80冷却剂 冷卻劑 lěng què leng3 que4 ji4coolant
81冷却水 冷卻水 lěng què shuǐleng3 que4 shui3cooling water (in a reactor)
82冷却塔 冷卻塔 lěng què leng3 que4 ta3cooling tower
83冷热病 冷熱病 lěng bìngleng3 re4 bing4malaria
84冷热不定 冷熱不定 lěng dìngleng3 re4 bu4 ding4changes in temperature (idiom)
85冷热度数 冷熱度數 lěng shùleng3 re4 du4 shu4temperature (esp. of medical patient)
86冷若冰霜 lěng ruò bīng shuāngleng3 ruo4 bing1 shuang1as cold as ice and frost (idiom, usually of woman); icy manner; frigid
87冷涩 冷澀 lěng leng3 se4cold and sluggish; chilly
88冷森森 lěng sēn sēnleng3 sen1 sen1chilling cold; cold and threatening
89冷水机组 冷水機組 lěng shuǐ leng3 shui3 ji1 zu3chiller
90冷水江 lěng shuǐ jiāngLeng3 shui3 jiang1Lengshuijiang county level city in Loudi 娄底 , Hunan
91冷水江市 lěng shuǐ jiāng shìLeng3 shui3 jiang1 shi4Lengshuijiang county level city in Loudi 娄底 , Hunan
92冷水滩 冷水灘 lěng shuǐ tānLeng3 shui3 tan1Lengshuitan district of Yongzhou city 永州市 , Hunan
93冷水滩区 冷水灘區 lěng shuǐ tān Leng3 shui3 tan1 qu1Lengshuitan district of Yongzhou city 永州市 , Hunan
94冷丝丝 冷絲絲 lěng leng3 si1 si1a bit chilly
95冷飕飕 冷颼颼 lěng sōu sōuleng3 sou1 sou1chilled to the bone; (of the wind) chilly
96冷天 lěng tiānleng3 tian1cold weather; cold season
97冷笑话 冷笑話 lěng xiào huàleng3 xiao4 hua4joke intended to be so corny it makes one groan
98冷血 lěng xuèleng3 xue4cold-blood; cold-blooded (animal)
99冷血动物 冷血動物 lěng xuè dòng leng3 xue4 dong4 wu4cold-blooded animal; fig. cold-hearted person
100冷言讽语 冷言諷語 lěng yán fěng leng3 yan2 feng3 yu3cold sarcastic remarks (idiom)
101冷言冷语 冷言冷語 lěng yán lěng leng3 yan2 leng3 yu3sarcastic comments (idiom); to make sarcastic comments
102冷眼 lěng yǎnleng3 yan3cool eye; fig. detached; (treating) with indifference
103冷眼旁观 冷眼旁觀 lěng yǎn páng guānleng3 yan3 pang2 guan1the cool eye of a bystander; a detached point of view
104冷艳 冷艷 lěng yànleng3 yan4cool and elegant
105冷饮 冷飲 lěng yǐnleng3 yin3cold drink
106冷语 冷語 lěng leng3 yu3sarcasm; sneering talk
107冷语冰人 冷語冰人 lěng bīng rénleng3 yu3 bing1 ren2to offend people with unkind remarks (idiom)
108冷语侵人 冷語侵人 lěng qīn rénleng3 yu3 qin1 ren2to offend by sarcastic talk (idiom)
109冷遇 lěng leng3 yu4a cold reception; to cold-shoulder sb
110冷轧 冷軋 lěng zháleng3 zha2(metallurgy) cold-rolled; cold-rolling
111冷战 冷戰 lěng zhànleng3 zhan4cold war; (coll.) shiver; shudder
112冷战以后 冷戰以後 lěng zhàn hòuleng3 zhan4 yi3 hou4post-Cold War
113冷知识 冷知識 lěng zhī shileng3 zhi1 shi5trivia
114冷字 lěng leng3 zi4obscure word; unfamiliar character
115门庭冷落,门堪罗雀 門庭冷落,門堪羅雀 mén tíng lěng luò , mén kān luó quèmen2 ting2 leng3 luo4 , men2 kan1 luo2 que4The courtyard is deserted, you can net sparrows at the door (idiom); completely deserted
116捏一把冷汗 niē lěng hànnie1 yi1 ba3 leng3 han4to break out into a cold sweat (idiom)
117泼冷水 潑冷水 lěng shuǐpo1 leng3 shui3lit. to pour cold water on; fig. to dampen one's enthusiasm
118气冷式反应堆 氣冷式反應堆 lěng shì fǎn yìng duīqi4 leng3 shi4 fan3 ying4 dui1gas-cooled reactor
119切忌生冷 qiè shēng lěngqie4 ji4 sheng1 leng3cold and raw food strictly forbidden (idiom)
120衾冷枕寒 qīn lěng zhěn hánqin1 leng3 zhen3 han2loneliness in bed (idiom)
121趋冷 趨冷 lěngqu1 leng3a cold tendency; a freeze (in relations)
122趋冷气候 趨冷氣候 lěng hòuqu1 leng3 qi4 hou4cooling; a cold spell
123热脸贴冷屁股 熱臉貼冷屁股 liǎn tiē lěng gure4 lian3 tie1 leng3 pi4 gu5to show warm feelings but meet with cold rebuke (idiom); to be snubbed despite showing good intentions
124如人饮水,冷暖自知 如人飲水,冷暖自知 rén yǐn shuǐ , lěng nuǎn zhīru2 ren2 yin3 shui3 , leng3 nuan3 zi4 zhi1the person who drinks it knows best whether the water is hot or cold (Zen proverb); self-awareness comes from within; to know best by personal experience
125生冷 shēng lěngsheng1 leng3(of food) raw or cold
126生冷字 shēng lěng sheng1 leng3 zi4obscure or archaic character
127石墨气冷堆 石墨氣冷堆 shí lěng duīshi2 mo4 qi4 leng3 dui1gas-graphite reactor
128天冷 tiān lěngtian1 leng3cold weather
129心灰意冷 xīn huī lěngxin1 hui1 yi4 leng3discouraged; downhearted
130性冷淡 xìng lěng dànxing4 leng3 dan4frigidity
131性冷感 xìng lěng gǎnxing4 leng3 gan3frigidity (lack of libido)
132耶路撒冷 lěngYe1 lu4 sa1 leng3Jerusalem
133一冷一热 一冷一熱 lěng yi1 leng3 yi1 re4now cold, now hot; sometimes close, sometimes aloof (idiom)
134阴冷 陰冷 yīn lěngyin1 leng3gloomy and cold
135乍冷乍热 乍冷乍熱 zhà lěng zhà zha4 leng3 zha4 re4to change temperature quickly (idiom)
136枕冷衾寒 zhěn lěng qīn hánzhen3 leng3 qin1 han2cold pillow and lonely bed (idiom); fig. cold and solitary existence
137知冷知热 知冷知熱 zhī lěng zhī zhi1 leng3 zhi1 re4to know whether others are cold or hot (idiom); to be very considerate
138制冷 zhì lěngzhi4 leng3refrigeration
139致冷剂 致冷劑 zhì lěng zhi4 leng3 ji4refrigerant; refrigerant
140坐冷板凳 zuò lěng bǎn dèngzuo4 leng3 ban3 deng4to hold an inconsequential job; to receive a cold reception; to be kept waiting for an assignment or audience; to be out in the cold; to be sidelined; to warm the bench; to cool one's heels

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