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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heat  \Heat\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Heated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Heating}.]  [OE.  heten,  AS  h?tan,  fr  h[=a]t  hot.  See 
  {Hot}.] 
  1.  To  make  hot;  to  communicate  heat  to  or  cause  to  grow 
  warm;  as  to  heat  an  oven  or  furnace,  an  iron,  or  the 
  like 
 
  Heat  me  these  irons  hot.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  excite  or  make  hot  by  action  or  emotion;  to  make 
  feverish. 
 
  Pray,  walk  softly;  do  not  heat  your  blood.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  excite  ardor  in  to  rouse  to  action  to  excite  to 
  excess;  to  inflame,  as  the  passions. 
 
  A  noble  emulation  heats  your  breast.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heating  \Heat"ing\,  a. 
  That  heats  or  imparts  heat;  promoting  warmth  or  heat; 
  exciting  action  stimulating;  as  heating  medicines  or 
  applications. 
 
  {Heating  surface}  (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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  heating 
  adj  :  serving  to  heat;  "a  heating  pad  is  calefactory"  [syn:  {calefactory}, 
  {calefactive}] 
  n  1:  the  process  of  becoming  warmer;  a  rising  temperature  [syn:  {warming}] 
  2:  apparatus  to  warm  a  building;  "the  heating  system  wasn't 
  working";  "they  have  radiant  heating"  [syn:  {heating 
  system},  {heating  plant},  {heat}] 




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