What is the scientific definition of cold?

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I have heard that the true definition of cold according to science is the absolute absence of heat from matter. I am needing supporting websites and documents that might help me with determining the true scientific definition.

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used of physical coldness; having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice

Cold describes the condition of low temperature

Temperature is a physical property of a system that underlies the common notions of hot and cold; something that is hotter generally has the greater temperature. Temperature is one of the principal parameters of thermodynamics. On the microscopic scale, the temperature is defined as simply the average energy of microscopic motions of a single particle in the system per degree of freedom. On the bulk scale, common to non-scientists, the temperature is defined as that unique physical property that is shared between two otherwise entirely unlike things that happen to be in thermal equilibrium with each other (meaning, no net heat energy is exchanged between them). For a solid, these microscopic motions are principally the vibrations of the constituent atoms about their sites in the solid. For an ideal monatomic gas, the microscopic motions are the translational motions of the constituent gas particles. For multiatomic gas, vibrational and rotational motion should be included too.
Source(s): --- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temperature
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Absence of heat. Scientifically, there is no such thing as "cold." Different temperatures have different amounts of heat. Heat is directly created by energy. So something that feels "hot" has a lot of energy, while something that feels "cold" has a significantly lesser amount of energy. Molecules in an object are always moving due to the thermal energy that they have. All temperatures have energy, even in places where it gets 70
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THE ABSENCE OF HEAT:

I am in the "heat removing" business. This was a term we were taught when I was going to school to be an HVAC/R Technician, i.e. Heating, Ventilation, Air, and Refrigeration. Refrigeration, as we were taught is simply removing the heat from an area that matters (Home, Refrigerator) and putting it somewhere where it doesn't
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There is no such definition and there never will be. Cold is relative. 0 degrees C is cold for humans because it kills us. To a polar bear it is hot!

What is cold or hot to a thermometer depends on what you use for temperature measurement. Physicists can measure temperature from nK to trillions of K using different "thermometers". What is at the lower end of the range of one will overload or
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No one has yet answered what cold is - and I'm not talking about the word cold but rather the reality of it. To answer the question means defining humanities existence mainly because we exist only as a form of energy therefore without heat to extend or cultivate our own energy we no longer exist.
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There is none.  We define heat.  Cold is a relative idea. Not definable in science.
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