from The Century Dictionary.

  • Warming; heating.
  • noun That which warms or heats; in medicine, a substance which excites a sensation of warmth in the part to which it is applied, as mustard, pepper, etc.; a superficial stimulant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A substance that excites warmth in the parts to which it is applied, as mustard.
  • adjective rare Making warm; heating.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete having heating or warming effects
  • noun obsolete A medical agent or substance which produces a feeling of warmth when applied to the body.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective producing the sensation of heat when applied to the body


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