Calefactive
Calefactive \Cal`e*fac"tive\, a. See {Calefactory}. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • calefactive — adj. calefactory, serving to heat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • calefactive — adjective serving to heat a heating pad is calefactory • Syn: ↑calefactory • Similar to: ↑hot …   Useful english dictionary

  • calefaction — calefactive, adj. /kal euh fak sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of heating. 2. a heated state. [1540 50; < L calefaction (s. of calefactio) a making warm, equiv. to cale warm (s. of calere to be warm) + faction a making; see FACTION] * * * …   Universalium

  • burning — Synonyms and related words: abandoned, ablaze, acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acid, acidic, acidulent, acidulous, acrimonious, afire, aflame, aflicker, aglow, algetic, alight, angry, animal heat, approaching, approximate, approximating, ardent, arm in …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cauterant — Synonyms and related words: acid, actual cautery, brand, brand iron, branding iron, burning, calefacient, calefactive, calefactory, caustic, cauter, cauterizer, cautery, chafing, corrosive, electrocautery, escharotic, heating, hot iron, lunar… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • heating — Synonyms and related words: animal heat, blood heat, body heat, burning, calefacient, calefactive, calefactory, calidity, caloric, cauterant, chafing, coal heat, convected heat, electric heat, fever, fever heat, gas heat, heat, heatedness, hot… …   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

  • calefactor — n. heater, device which produces heat; person one who makes hot adj. that transmits heat, calefactive, serving to heat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • calefactors — n. heater, device which produces heat; person one who makes hot adj. that transmits heat, calefactive, serving to heat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • calefactory — adj. calefactive, serving to heat, heating …   English contemporary dictionary

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