What is the meaning of heating?


  • The process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature.
  • Utility to warm a building.
    • usage: "the heating system wasn't working"; "they have radiant heating"


  • Make hot or hotter.
    • usage: "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove"
  • Provide with heat.
    • usage: "heat the house"
  • Arouse or excite feelings and passions.
    • usage: "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred"
  • Gain heat or get hot.
    • usage: "The room heated up quickly"
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APAWordNet. (2010). heating. Retrieved April 22, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/heating/definitions/1243403
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