heat heat  /ˈhit/


  1. (n) a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
  2. (n) the presence of heat
  3. (n) the sensation caused by heat energy
  4. (n) the trait of being intensely emotional
  5. (n) applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity
  6. (n) a preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more important race
  7. (n) utility to warm a building
  8. (v) make hot or hotter
  9. (v) provide with heat
  10. (v) arouse or excite feelings and passions
  11. (v) gain heat or get hot


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  1. Home builders and owners have long dreamed of a cheap and practical heat pump to maintain comfortable temperatures in homes both winter and summer.
  2. Perhaps a third of this heat is distributed by ocean currents.
  3. With these frightening predictions in mind, we need to try to heat-proof our agriculture.


  1. Heat seeking missiles to keep title hopes alive

    By Frank Pingue SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A sudden disappearance of scoring by the top-seeded Miami Heat has the defending champions scrambling to rediscover their form in time to turn the NBA Finals back in their favor. The Heat, who averaged nearly 103 points per game during the 82-game regular season, endured their lowest offensive output of the entire 2012-13 campaign in Tuesday's lifeless 113 ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Heat made Marana McDonald's workers ill

    Heat made Marana McDonald's workers ill
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Arizona Daily Star

  3. Heat? What Heat?

    Heat? What Heat?
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Pueblo Chieftain

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  1. "The things that the Miami Heat franchise have done to be able to free up (salary) cap space and to be able to put themselves in a position this summer to have all three of us, it was hard to turn down," James said. "Those are two great...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: LeBron James Source: ABC Online

  2. "LeBron James needs to go to another team with two superstars already so he can win a championship," Gilbert said. "We will win a championship before (the Heat) do."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Dan Gilbert Source: Fear the Sword (blog)

  3. James' new teammate Dwyane Wade says, "This is the beginning of new chapter in Heat history."
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Dwyane Wade Source: 9&10 News

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