Definition of Heat


  • utility to warm a building
    "the heating system wasn't working"
    "they have radiant heating"
    - heating system - heating plant
  • a preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more important race
  • applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity
  • the trait of being intensely emotional
  • the sensation caused by heat energy
  • the presence of heat
    - high temperature
  • a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    - heat energy


  • gain heat or get hot
    "The room heated up quickly"
    - hot up - heat up
  • 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"
    - stir up - fire up
  • provide with heat
    "heat the house"
  • make hot or hotter
    "the sun heats the oceans"
    "heat the water on the stove"
    - heat up
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Unscramble heat

25 unscramble word found using the letters heat.

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