Definition of Comfort zone

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

Generic synonyms: Temperature

Definition of Comfort zone

1. Noun. The range of temperature, humidity and ventilation that a building's occupants feel to be comfortable ¹

2. Noun. (context: by extension) The range of circumstances in which a person feels relaxed or able to cope ¹

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Medical Definition of Comfort zone

1. The temperature range between 28°C and 30°C at which the naked body is able to maintain the heat balance without either shivering or sweating; in the clothed body the range is from 13°C to 21°C. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Comfort Zone

comfort break
comfort breaks
comfort food
comfort girls
comfort station
comfort woman
comfort women
comfort zone (current term)
comfort zones
comfortable in one's own skin
comfortable in one's skin
comfortably off

Literary usage of Comfort zone

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1. Personal Finance by Robert S. Rosefsky (2002)
"Your "comfort zone" — the price range you can live with — is $120000 to $130000. ... You've found a house that's priced in the low end of your comfort zone. ..."

2. Report of the Chicago Commission on Ventilation, 1914 by Chicago Commission on ventilation (1915)
"This term, comfort zone, means that there is a maximum temperature with a minimum relative humidity, and minimum temperature with a corresponding maximum ..."

3. Gotcha by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1992)
"Our comfort zone. Our comfort zone includes all the things we ‘ye done often enough to ... Any behavior outside our comfort zone can result in fear, guilt, ..."

4. Home and Community Hygiene: A Text-book of Personal and Public Health by Jean Broadhurst (1918)
"The comfort zone.—lu life, humidity and temperature are, of course, coexistent factors, and 8O must be considered together. ..."

5. Jury And The Search For Truth: Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary edited by Orrin G. Hatch (1998)
"Under the proposed bill, officers would get no advantage from obtaining a warrant, since they would be protected by the good faith "comfort zone" whether or ..."

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