What is the definition of heat?

Definitions for heat

  • verb - make hot or hotter; "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove"
  • verb - gain heat or get hot; "The room heated up quickly"
  • verb - 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"
  • verb - provide with heat; "heat the house"
  • noun - utility to warm a building; "the heating system wasn't working"; "they have radiant heating"
  • noun - the trait of being intensely emotional
  • noun - the presence of heat
  • noun - the sensation caused by heat energy
  • noun - a preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more important race
  • noun - a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
  • noun - applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity
  • Pronounciation of heat

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    Synonyms for heat

    warmth heat energy heating system passion estrus heating plant hotness oestrus heating high temperature rut inflame fire up stir up heat up wake hot up ignite

    Antonyms for heat


    Holonyms for heat

    No holonyms found for heat.

    Hypernyms for heat

    emotionality energy physiological condition emotionalism free energy temperature physical condition utility race physiological state modify elicit fire provide change state enkindle raise render change turn kindle provoke furnish alter arouse evoke supply

    Hyponyms for heat

    panel heating calefaction warmth heat of dissociation heat of transformation steam heat incalescence warmness heat of formation specific heat central heating steam heating red heat white heat heat of solution gas heat fieriness torridity geothermal energy latent heat crisp preheat broil ferment scald overheat bake steam-heat crispen soak sear reheat toast calcine scorch fry

    Meronyms for heat

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    Sounds like heat

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