Heating
Heat Heat (h[=e]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Heated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Heating}.] [OE. heten, AS. h[=ae]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. [1913 Webster]

Heat me these irons hot. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To excite or make hot by action or emotion; to make feverish. [1913 Webster]

Pray, walk softly; do not heat your blood. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To excite ardor in; to rouse to action; to excite to excess; to inflame, as the passions. [1913 Webster]

A noble emulation heats your breast. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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