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    heat - Dictionary definition and meaning for word heat

    Definition
    (noun) a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    Synonyms : heat energy
    Definition
    (noun) the presence of heat
    Synonyms : high temperature , hotness
    Definition
    (noun) the sensation caused by heat energy
    Synonyms : warmth
    Definition
    (noun) the trait of being intensely emotional
    Synonyms : passion , warmth
    Definition
    (noun) applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity
    Synonyms : estrus , oestrus , rut
    Definition
    (noun) a preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more important race Definition
    (noun) utility to warm a building
    Example Sentence
    • the heating system wasn't working
    • they have radiant heating
    Definition
    (verb) make hot or hotter
    Synonyms : heat up
    Example Sentence
    • the sun heats the oceans
    • heat the water on the stove
    Definition
    (verb) provide with heat
    Example Sentence
    • heat the house
    Definition
    (verb) arouse or excite feelings and passions
    Synonyms : fire up , ignite , inflame , stir up , wake
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) gain heat or get hot
    Synonyms : heat up , hot up
    Example Sentence
    • The room heated up quickly
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