Tepefaction
Tepefaction Tep`e*fac"tion, n. Act of tepefying. [1913 Webster]

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  • tepefaction — tepefacˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑tepefy …   Useful english dictionary

  • tepefy — [tep′ə fī΄] vt., vi. tepefied, tepefying 〚L tepefacere < tepere (see TEPID) + facere, to make, DO1〛 to make or become tepid tepefaction [tep′əfak′ shən] n. * * * …   Universalium

  • calefaction — Synonyms and related words: cooking, dielectric heating, electric heating, electronic heating, furnace heating, gas heating, heat exchange, heating, hot air heating, increase of temperature, induction heating, insolation, oil heating, panel… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cooking — Synonyms and related words: a la mode, calefaction, dielectric heating, electric heating, electronic heating, furnace heating, gas heating, heat exchange, heating, hot air heating, increase of temperature, induction heating, insolation, oil… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • insolation — Synonyms and related words: air drying, anhydration, calefaction, calenture, cooking, coup de soleil, dehumidification, dehydration, desiccation, dielectric heating, drainage, drying, drying up, electric heating, electronic heating, evaporation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • warming — Synonyms and related words: beating, burning, calefacient, calefaction, calefactive, calefactory, cauterant, chafing, cooking, debacle, defeasance, dielectric heating, drubbing, electric heating, electronic heating, furnace heating, gas heating,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Calefaction — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Calefaction >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 increase of temperature increase of temperature Sgm: N 1 heating heating &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 calefaction calefaction tepefaction torrefaction Sgm: N 1 melting melting fusion …   English dictionary for students

  • tepefy — /ˈtɛpəfaɪ/ (say tepuhfuy) verb (t) (tepefied, tepefying) to make or become tepid or lukewarm. {Latin tepefacere make tepid} –tepefaction /tɛpəˈfækʃən/ (say tepuh fakshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • tepefy —   v.t. make tepid.    ♦ tepefaction, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • tepefy — [tep′ə fī΄] vt., vi. tepefied, tepefying [L tepefacere < tepere (see TEPID) + facere, to make, DO1] to make or become tepid tepefaction [tep′əfak′ shən] n …   English World dictionary

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