What does heating mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heating, warmingnoun

    the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature

  2. heating system, heating plant, heating, heatnoun

    utility to warm a building

    "the heating system wasn't working"; "they have radiant heating"


  1. heatingnoun

    A system that raises the temperature of a room or building. Confer heater.

  2. heatingadjective

    Causing heat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heating

    of Heat

  2. Heatingadjective

    that heats or imparts heat; promoting warmth or heat; exciting action; stimulating; as, heating medicines or applications

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Heating

    The application of heat to raise the temperature of the environment, ambient or local, or the systems for accomplishing this effect. It is distinguished from HEAT, the physical property and principle of physics.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'heating' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4821

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'heating' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2513

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'heating' in Nouns Frequency: #1838

Anagrams for heating »

  1. gahnite

  2. haeting

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heating in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of heating in a Sentence

  1. Alexander Afendikov:

    I can't send a group of glass workers to a small private house when there's a big apartment block nearby, and you can turn on the heating there and move 100-300 people there.

  2. The FAA:

    In several incidents both inside and outside the transportation industry, e-cigarettes have overheated or caught fire when the heating element was accidentally activated.

  3. Scott Shelton:

    That tells you demand globally is a lot stronger than people thought it was going to be and that is having a net positive effect on heating and gasoline prices.

  4. Gianluca Ambrosetti:

    We aim to have four or five dishes in various locations around the world to show the potential of the system so people can really start to touch it with their hands. it's biggest potential is in making integrated systems where you can provide several things at once such as heating, cooling and electricity.

  5. Oystein Berentsen:

    The market is very weak as the weather is very mild with reduced demand for heating oil.

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    an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    • A. permutation
    • B. equity
    • C. decline
    • D. integrity

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