HyperDic: common_cold

English > 1 sense of the expression common cold:
NOUNstatecommon cold, colda mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
English > common cold: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs).
Example"will they never find a cure for the common cold?"
Synonymcold
Partsrhinorrheapersistent watery mucus discharge from the nose (as in the common cold)
Narrowerhead coldA common cold affecting the nasal passages and resulting in congestion and sneezing and headache
Broadercommunicable diseaseA disease that can be communicated from one person to another
respiratory disease, respiratory illness, respiratory disorderA disease affecting the respiratory system
Spanishcatarro, gripa, gripe, resfriado común, resfriado, resfriamiento
Catalanrefredat comú, refredat

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