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warmer


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Warm  \Warm\,  a.  [Compar.  {Warmer};  superl.  {Warmest}.]  [AS. 
  wearm;  akin  to  OS.,  OFries.,  D.,  &  G.  warm,  Icel.  varmr  Sw 
  &  Dan.  varm,  Goth.  warmjan  to  warm;  probably  akin  to  Lith. 
  virti  to  cook,  boil;  or  perhaps  to  Skr.  gharma  heat,  OL 
  formus  warm.  ???,  ???.] 
  1.  Having  heat  in  a  moderate  degree;  not  cold  as  warm  milk. 
  ``Whose  blood  is  warm  within.''  --Shak. 
 
  Warm  and  still  is  the  summer  night.  --Longfellow. 
 
  2.  Having  a  sensation  of  heat,  esp.  of  gentle  heat;  glowing. 
 
  3.  Subject  to  heat;  having  prevalence  of  heat,  or  little  or 
  no  cold  weather;  as  the  warm  climate  of  Egypt. 
 
  4.  Fig.:  Not  cool,  indifferent,  lukewarm,  or  the  like  in 
  spirit  or  temper;  zealous;  ardent;  fervent;  excited; 
  sprightly;  irritable;  excitable. 
 
  Mirth,  and  youth,  and  warm  desire!  --Milton. 
 
  Each  warm  wish  springs  mutual  from  the  heart. 
  --Pope. 
 
  They  say  he's  warm  man  and  does  not  care  to  be  mad? 
  mouths  at  --Addison. 
 
  I  had  been  none  of  the  warmest  of  partisans. 
  --Hawthor??. 
 
  5.  Violent;  vehement;  furious;  excited;  passionate;  as  a 
  warm  contest;  a  warm  debate. 
 
  Welcome,  daylight;  we  shall  have  warm  work  on't. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  6.  Being  well  off  as  to  property,  or  in  good  circumstances; 
  forehanded;  rich.  [Colloq.] 
 
  Warm  householders,  every  one  of  them  --W.  Irving. 
 
  You  shall  have  a  draft  upon  him  payable  at  sight: 
  and  let  me  tell  you  he  as  warm  a  man  as  any  within 
  five  miles  round  him  --Goldsmith. 
 
  7.  In  children's  games,  being  near  the  object  sought  for 
  hence  being  close  to  the  discovery  of  some  person,  thing 
  or  fact  concealed.  [Colloq.] 
 
  Here  indeed,  young  Mr  Dowse  was  getting  ``warm,'' 
  ??  children  say  at  blindman's  buff.  --Black. 
 
  8.  (Paint.)  Having  yellow  or  red  for  a  basis,  or  in  their 
  composition;  --  said  of  colors,  and  opposed  to  cold  which 
  is  of  blue  and  its  compounds. 
 
  Syn:  Ardent;  zealous;  fervent;  glowing;  enthusiastic; 
  cordial;  keen;  violent;  furious;  hot. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Warmer  \Warm"er\,  n. 
  One  who  or  that  which  warms. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  warmer 
  n  :  heats  water  or  supplies  warmth  to  a  room  [syn:  {heater}] 




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