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comfort level

Definition:

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

Class:

cognition noun (cognitive processes and contents)

Plural:

comfort levels

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

comfort zone

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Comfort zone

a behavioural state within which a person operates in an anxiety-neutral condition, using a limited set of behaviours to deliver a steady level of performance, usually without a sense of risk. A person's personality can be described by his or her... (41 of 695 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Comfort zone

Comfort zone (disambiguation)

may refer to: Comfort zone (also Comfort Zone theory), a behavioural state within which a person operates in an anxiety-neutral condition | Comfort Zone, an album by the Canadian punk band Sector Seven | Comfort zone (astronomy) (CZ, or HZ for... (39 of 156 words, 7 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Comfort zone (disambiguation)

Collins Dictionary:

comfort zone

a situation or position in which a person feels secure, comfortable, or in control (14 of 467 words, 8 usage examples)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/comfort-zone

Oxford Dictionary:

comfort zone

a situation where one feels safe or at ease | a settled method of working that requires little effort and yields only barely acceptable results (24 of 66 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/comfort-zone

Merriam-Webster:

comfort zone

the temperature range within which one is comfortable | the level at which one functions with ease and familiarity (18 of 65 words, 2 definitions)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/comfort zone

Macmillan British Dictionary:

comfort zone [countable] | comfort zones [plural]

a situation, place, or temperature that you feel relaxed in (10 of 39 words)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/comfort-zone

Wiktionary:

comfort zone | comfort zones [plural]

The range of temperature, humidity and ventilation that a building's occupants feel to be comfortable | The range of circumstances in which a person feels relaxed or able to cope (29 of 32 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/comfort zone

Cambridge Dictionary:

comfort zone

a situation in which you feel comfortable and in which your ability and determination are not being tested (18 of 31 words, 1 usage example)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/comfort-zone

Random House Dictionary:

comfort zone

the range of atmospheric temperature and humidity considered comfortable for most people. (12 of 14 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/comfort-zone

Britannica Encyclopedia:

temperature [physics]

measure of hotness or coldness expressed in terms of any of several arbitrary scales and indicating the direction in which heat energy will ... (23 of 258 words, 8 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/586581​/temperature

Columbia Encyclopedia:

temperature | absolute temperature scale | Réaumur temperature scale

measure of the relative warmth or coolness of an object. Temperature is measured by means of a thermometer or other instrument having a scale ... (24 of 359 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0848123​.html

American Heritage Dictionary:

temperature

The degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment. | A measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles in a sample of matter, ... (26 of 92 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/temperature

New World Dictionary:

temperature

a measure of the quantity of heat in an object, usually as measured on a ... | [obsolete] temperament (18 of 62 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/temperature

Encarta Dictionary:

comfort level [informal] | comfort levels [plural] | comfort zone

the set of physical or psychological circumstances in which somebody feels most at ease and free from physical discomfort or stress (21 of 50 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861670711​/definition​.html  [offline]

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