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Meaning of heat

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in
           temperature [syn: {heat}, {heat energy}]
      2: the presence of heat [syn: {hotness}, {heat}, {high
         temperature}] [ant: {cold}, {coldness}, {frigidity},
         {frigidness}, {low temperature}]
      3: the sensation caused by heat energy [syn: {heat}, {warmth}]
      4: the trait of being intensely emotional [syn: {heat},
         {warmth}, {passion}]
      5: applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened
         sexual arousal and activity [syn: {estrus}, {oestrus},
         {heat}, {rut}] [ant: {anestrum}, {anestrus}, {anoestrum},
      6: a preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more
         important race
      7: utility to warm a building; "the heating system wasn't
         working"; "they have radiant heating" [syn: {heating system},
         {heating plant}, {heating}, {heat}]
      v 1: make hot or hotter; "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the
           water on the stove" [syn: {heat}, {heat up}] [ant: {chill},
           {cool}, {cool down}]
      2: provide with heat; "heat the house"
      3: 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" [syn: {inflame}, {stir up}, {wake},
         {ignite}, {heat}, {fire up}]
      4: gain heat or get hot; "The room heated up quickly" [syn:
         {heat}, {hot up}, {heat up}] [ant: {chill}, {cool}, {cool

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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