from The Century Dictionary.

  • Promoting warmth or heat; having the quality of imparting heat; stimulating: as, a heating medicine or diet.

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

  • adjective That heats or imparts heat; promoting warmth or heat; exciting action; stimulating.
  • adjective (Steam Boilers) the aggregate surface exposed to fire or to the heated products of combustion, esp. of all the plates or sheets that are exposed to water on their opposite surfaces; -- called also fire surface.

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

  • noun A system that raises the temperature of a room or building. Confer heater.
  • adjective Causing heat.
  • verb Present participle of heat.

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

  • noun the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
  • noun utility to warm a building


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

heat +‎ -ing



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