Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of one who warms; specifically, in silver-plating, the heating of the object to be plated until it causes a slight hissing when immersed in water. The object is then dipped in dilute nitric acid, to cause a slight roughening of the surface in order to afford a better hold to the silvering.
- n. A castigation; a thrashing.
GNU Webster's 1913
- a. & n. from warm, v.
- n. the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
- n. warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
- adj. imparting heat
- adj. producing the sensation of heat when applied to the body
“You do not see a warming in the 1400s, yet he sees a giant warming⤠”
“The doctor looked up, his expression warming when he saw the detective.”
“The evidence of the anthropomorphic cause of this increase in warming is also solid.”
“At the 20-year scale, I guess that the warming is a bit more likely but I wouldn't bet your life on it.”
“What makes anyone think we can decide whether our warming is a trend of its own or part of a cycle, and if a trend on its own, then assign a percentage of causation to external influences (solar activity), natural internal influences (volcanoes), and man made internal influences (fossil fuels)?”
“The primary explanation for this warming is the carbon dioxide released from -- among other things -- the burning of fossil fuels.”
“They've opened these what they call warming shelters all across Illinois throughout the weekend.”
“They have set up what they call warming shelters, 20 of them all across the state, because the temperatures around there are going to just keep going down.”
“He hailed what he described as warming ties between Turkey and its neighbor Armenia, which have long been shadowed by Turkey's denial that the mass killing of ethnic Armenians in the waning days of the Ottoman Empire constituted genocide.”
“Of course, "warming" is a relative term in Nova Scotia.”
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