What does heating mean?

Definitions for heating

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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. haeting

  2. gahnite

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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. Penny Ward:

    Neither sitting in the sun, nor heating will kill a virus replicating in an individual patient's internal organs, drinking bleach kills. Injecting bleach kills faster. Don't do either!

  2. Hugh Osborn:

    The typical brown dwarf temperature is somewhere between luke-warm water, which would appear black to our eyes, and a campfire, which would glow faintly red, in the case of [this system], the brown dwarf is being heated by the star it orbits, meaning the dayside of the object would be glowing red hot. The night side would be darker, but some of this heat would be sucked around by winds, heating it up.

  3. Lijin Zhong:

    You can treat it as normal waste (or) can use technology to produce methane. Once you capture methane, you reduce emissions released into the air, at the same time you still have the extra bio gas which you can use for vehicles, heating systems or power generation.

  4. Sue Decotiis:

    What this machine is doing is through ultrasound, it’s heating up the skin. And the heat is so intense that the fat cells actually melt, and the patient is gonna notice a significant difference usually in about a month.

  5. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder:

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

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    a disposition that is confused or nervous and upset
    • A. fluster
    • B. monish
    • C. exacerbate
    • D. lucubrate

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