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heat meaning and definition

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HEAT noun

Definition of heat (noun)

  1. a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
  2. the presence of heat
  3. the sensation caused by heat energy
  4. the trait of being intensely emotional
  5. applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity
  6. a preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more important race
  7. utility to warm a building

HEAT verb

Definition of heat (verb)

  1. make hot or hotter
    • "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove"
    • synonyms: heat up
    • antonym: chill
  2. provide with heat
    • "heat the house"
  3. arouse or excite feelings and passions
    • "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"
    • synonyms: fire up, ignite, inflame, stir up, wake
  4. gain heat or get hot
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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