NounHeat (countable and uncountable; plural Heats)
- (uncountable, physics) thermal energy
- (uncountable) The condition or quality of being hot.
- (uncountable) An attribute of a spice that causes a burning sensation in the mouth.
- (uncountable) A period of intensity, particularly of emotion.
- (uncountable) An undesirable amount of attention.
- (uncountable, slang) The police.
- (uncountable, slang) One or more firearms.
- (countable, baseball) A fastball.
- (uncountable) A condition where a mammal is aroused sexually or where it is especially fertile and therefore eager to mate.
- (countable) A preliminary race, used to determine the participants in a final race
- (countable) One cycle of bringing metal to maximum temperature and working it until it is too cool to work further
- To cause an increase in temperature of an object or space; to cause something to become hot; often with "up".
- to arouse, to excite (sexually)
Adjectives for Heat
primitive; intense; intercepted; parching; hardening; dulling; destructive; resisting; automatic; self-regulating; unifying; genial; ordinary; subterranean; excessive; steaming; shimmering; white; fervent; gray; heart-burning; yellow; incandescent; dancing; breathless; blood-red; imminent; midday; prickly; internal; sweltering; fierce; subtle; central; controlled; oppressive; tempered; incarnate; scalding; blistering; ferocious; feverish; heroic; fortunate; visceral; vague; withering; imperial; scorching; restless; blinding; tremulous; torturous; masculine; radiant; deadly; incremental; defying; infernal; furious; palpable; saturating; wet; devoted; overpowering; polished; rash; false; aching; clean; efficient; dependable; effortless; healthful; boisterous; instant; steady; terrestrial; boiling; unspeakable; tropical; love-devouring; uniform; intolerable; bristling; generous; luminous; beneficial; glowing; perpendicular; savage; unendurable; suffocating; kindly; animal; brooding; fantastic; sickening; fierce; quivering; stifling; freezing; stimulating; intolerable; exceptional; fluent; temperate; extreme; concentrated; continuous; expensively-produced; transmuted; burning.
Verbs for Heat
apply—; bask in—; control—; foment—; generate—; maintain—; measure—; raise —; regulate—; relieve—; sustain—.; swelter in—; swoon from—; transform into—; treat with—; utilize—; —blights; —blisters; —encompasses; —escapes; -evolves; —parches; —scorches; —stifles; —subsides.
Adverbs for Heat
fiercely; Intensely; destructively; automatically; excessively; subtly; oppressively; witheringly; palpably; blisteringly; tropically; intolerably; beneficially; suffocatingly;
Synonyms for Heat
bake, barbecue, baste, bicycle race, blanch, blow the coals, blow up, boat race, boil, braise, brew, broil, brown, calenture, call forth, call up, chafe, childbed fever, coddle, commitment, contest of speed, continued fever, cook, cop, copper, cross-country race, curry, dash, dedication, delirium, derby, devil, devotedness, devotion, devoutness, do, do to perfection, dog race, drag race, eagerness, earnestness, ecstasy, electric-heat, enrage, enragement, enthusiasm, estrus, excite, excitement, exhilaration, faith, faithfulness, fan, fan the fire, ferment, fervency, fervor, fever, fever heat, fever of excitement, feverishness, fidelity, fieriness, fire, fire up, flame, flatfoot, flush, foment, footrace, frenzy, fricassee, frizz, frizzle, fry, furor, fury, fury of lust, fuzz, gas-heat, grapes of wrath, griddle, grill, gusto, heart, heartiness, heat up, hectic, hectic fever, hectic flush, hot, hot up, hot-air-heat, hot-water-heat, hotness, ignite, impetuosity, incense, incite, inflame, infuriate, inspirit, instigate, intensify, intensity, intentness, intermittent fever, irateness, ire, key up, kindle, lap, lather up, light the fuse, light up, liveliness, loyalty, mad, madden, man, marathon, marathon race, match race, motorcycle race, move, mull, nettle, obstacle race, oven-bake, overexcite, overheat, paddy, pan, pan-broil, parboil, passion, passionateness, peace officer, pique, poach, police, potato race, preheat, prepare, prepare food, protein fever, provoke, quicken, race, rally, recook, regatta, reheat, relapsing fever, relay, relay race, relish, resolution, road race, roast, rouse, run, rut, saute, savor, scallop, sear, seriousness, set astir, set fire to, set on, set on fire, sexual excitement, shirr, sic on, simmer, sincerity, soreness, soul, speedway race, spirit, sprint, sprint race, steam, steam up, stew, stimulate, stimulation, stir, stir the blood, stir the embers, stir the feelings, stir up, stir-fry, stock-car race, stoke up, stress, summon up, superheat, tenseness, tension, three-legged race, tickle, toast, torch race, torridity, torridness, vehemence, verve, vials of wrath, wake, wake up, waken, walk, warm, warm over, warm the blood, warm up, warmness, warmth, warmth of feeling, water fever, whet, whip up, work into, work up, wound fever, wrath, yacht race, zeal, zealousness