1. a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
2. the presence of heat
Similar word(s): hotness
3. the sensation caused by heat energy
Similar word(s): warmth
4. the trait of being intensely emotional
5. applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity
Definition categories: state
6. a preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more important race
7. utility to warm a building
- the heating system wasn't working
- they have radiant heating
Similar word(s): heating
Definition categories: man–made, utility
Sentences with heat as a noun:
- This furnace puts out 5000 BTUs of heat.
- Stay out of the heat of the sun!
- The chili sauce gave the dish heat.
- It's easy to make bad decisions in the heat of the moment.
- The heat from her family after her DUI arrest was unbearable.
- The heat! Scram!
- The catcher called for the heat, high and tight.
- The male canines were attracted by the female in heat.
- The runner had high hopes, but was out of contention after the first heat.
- I can make a scroll like that in a single heat.
- The children stayed indoors during this year's summer heat.
- I'm freezing; could you turn on the heat?
- During the power outage we had no heat because the controls are electric.
1. make hot or hotter
- the sun heats the oceans
- heat the water on the stove
2. provide with heat
- heat the house
3. arouse or excite feelings and passions
4. gain heat or get hot
- The room heated up quickly
Sentences with heat as a verb:
- I'll heat up the water.
- The massage heated her up.