Definitions for heat

Definitions for (noun) heat

Main entry: heat, heating, heating plant, heating system

Definition: utility to warm a building

Usage: the heating system wasn't working; they have radiant heating

Main entry: warmth, passion, heat

Definition: the trait of being intensely emotional

Main entry: heat, high temperature, hotness

Definition: the presence of heat

Main entry: warmth, heat

Definition: the sensation caused by heat energy

Main entry: heat

Definition: a preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more important race

Main entry: heat, heat energy

Definition: a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature

Main entry: estrus, heat, oestrus, rut

Definition: applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity

Definitions for (verb) heat

Main entry: heat, heat up

Definition: make hot or hotter

Usage: the sun heats the oceans; heat the water on the stove

Main entry: heat, heat up, hot up

Definition: gain heat or get hot

Usage: The room heated up quickly

Main entry: inflame, ignite, heat, stir up, wake, fire up

Definition: arouse or excite feelings and passions

Usage: The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor; The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world; Wake old feelings of hatred

Main entry: heat

Definition: provide with heat

Usage: heat the house

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