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heat

 
Noun heat has 7 senses
  1. heat, heat energy - a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    --1 is a kind of energy
    --1 has particulars:
     geothermal energy; heat of dissociation; heat of formation; heat of solution; latent heat, heat of transformation; specific heat
    Derived forms: verb heat4, verb heat2, verb heat1
  2. hotness, heat, high temperature - the presence of heat
    --2 is a kind of temperature
    --2 has particulars:
     calefaction, incalescence; fieriness, red heat; torridity; warmth, warmness; white heat
    Derived forms: verb heat1, verb heat2, verb heat4
  3. heat, warmth - the sensation caused by heat energy
    --3 is a kind of temperature
    Derived forms: verb heat4, verb heat2, verb heat1
  4. heat, warmth, passion - intense passion or emotion
    --4 is a kind of emotionality, emotionalism
    Derived form: verb heat3
  5. estrus, oestrus, heat, rut - applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity
    --5 is a kind of physiological state, physiological condition
  6. heat - a preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more important race
    --6 is a kind of
    race
  7. heating system, heating plant, heating, heat - utility to warm a building; "the heating system wasn't working"; "they have radiant heating"
    --7 is a kind of utility
    --7 is a part of building, edifice
    --7 has parts: boiler, steam boiler; radiator
    --7 has particulars:
     central heating; gas heat; panel heating; steam heat, steam heating
    Derived forms: verb heat4, verb heat2
Verb heat has 4 senses
  1. heat, heat up - make hot or hotter; "heat the soup"
    --1 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Antonyms: cool, chill, cool down
    Derived forms: noun heat3, noun heat2, noun heat1, noun heater1
    Sample sentence:
    They heat the water
  2. heat - provide with heat; "heat the house"
    --2 is one way to
    supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived forms: noun heat7, noun heat3, noun heat2, noun heat1, noun heater1, noun heating2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up - 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"
    --3 is one way to arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
    Derived form: noun heat4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. heat, hot up, heat up - gain heat or get hot; "The room heated up quickly"
    --4 is one way to change state, turn
    Antonyms: cool, chill, cool down
    Derived forms: noun heat7, noun heat3, noun heat2, noun heat1, noun heating1
    Sample sentence:
    The water heats
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