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.


  1. heating

    Heating is the process of increasing the temperature of an object or space by transferring energy to it, often provided by a source such as electricity, gas, solar or even chemical reactions. This process can be used for various purposes such as maintaining a comfortable environment, cooking, water heating, or industrial processes.

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. Katie Pavlich:

    [p]eople are focused on the fact they can't get out of the grocery store for less than $100, and they're being told that their home heating bills are going to go up 53% over last year. And that their kids aren't going to get the Christmas presents that they want this year.

  2. Fox News:

    We will become energy independent and focus on energy in America to make the price of gasoline less, the price of home heating less, to make America stronger and the world more secure, we will secure our border, we will make sure we don’t defund the police, but we’ll fund the police.

  3. Ben Lieberman:

    There's bad news for almost every room in the house, climate activists and the President Biden administration want homeowners to stop using natural gas and to electrify everything. That would affect appliances that come in natural gas and electric versions such as stoves, but also heating systems and water heaters.

  4. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder:

    I encourage all Michiganders to... put safety first, especially while driving and heating their homes.

  5. Henri Robert:

    During the summer months, we don’t need to use heating inside the station, because all the radiation from the sun, and our own presence inside the station, is enough to maintain an internal temperature of 20-21°C (68-69.8°F).

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