Definitions for white-hot

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

white′-hot′(adj.)

  1. extremely hot.

  2. showing white heat.

  3. exceedingly enthusiastic; impassioned.

Origin of white-hot:

1810–20

Princeton's WordNet

  1. white-hot(adj)

    intensely zealous or fervid

    "fierce white-hot loyalty"

  2. white, white-hot(adj)

    glowing white with heat

    "white flames"; "a white-hot center of the fire"

Wiktionary

  1. white-hot(Adjective)

    Hot enough to glow with a bright white light.

  2. white-hot(Adjective)

    fervid or zealous.

Webster Dictionary

  1. White-hot(adj)

    white with heat; heated to whiteness, or incandescence


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

white-hot(adjective)

(of metals) so hot that they have turned white

a white-hot poker.

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