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calefaction


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calefaction  \Cal`e*fac"tion\,  n.  [L.  calefactio:  cf  F. 
  cal['e]faction.] 
  1.  The  act  of  warming  or  heating;  the  production  of  heat  in  a 
  body  by  the  action  of  fire,  or  by  communication  of  heat 
  from  other  bodies. 
 
  2.  The  state  of  being  heated. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  calefaction 
  n  :  the  property  of  being  warming  [syn:  {incalescence}] 




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