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- v. To heat, to cause to become hotter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make hot or hotter
- v. gain heat or get hot
- v. make more intense
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They used C-4 to heat up some C rations — it burns with a bright yellow flame; a piece the size of a walnut will heat a whole can — but nobody had much appetite, even before Moses ate half a can of Ham & Limas and barfed.
Instead of burning fossil fuels to heat up kilns for firing high-tech ceramics, we can mimic mother-of-pearl, which self-assembles a substance twice as strong as those ceramics in seawater: no heat required.
Brine was methodically wrapping the fuses of the seal bombs with thin monofilament silver wire designed to heat up when a current was applied.
Of course it must be remembered that a person’s aura changes moment by moment, as his emotions cool or heat up and actual thoughts cannot be ascertained through the aura-reading technique.