Definitions for "Cold work"
Permanent deformation caused by application of an external force to a metal below its recrystallization temperature. (Course Material/Radiography/Physics/absorption.htm)
Plastic deformation of a metal at room temperature. Substantial increases in strength and hardness may occur.
shape (metal) without heat
Low-risk work in a nonrestricted area (outside a 50 meter radius of a live surface facility). Eg: grading a road.
a general term for glass working processes not involving heat or the molten state.
any work that has no chance to create a source of ignition