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Dictionary definition for: Heat

1. (n) a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature

2. (v) make hot or hotter; "heat the soup"

3. (n) the presence of heat

4. (v) provide with heat; "heat the house"

5. (n) the sensation caused by heat energy

6. (v) 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"

7. (n) intense passion or emotion

8. (v) gain heat or get hot; "The room heated up quickly"

9. (n) applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity

10. (n) a preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more important race

11. (n) utility to warm a building; "the heating system wasn''t working" "they have radiant heating"

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