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. Tariq Zahir:

    The big surprise was in the product markets where there were builds in both gasoline and heating oil, while we are witnessing a momentum trade in spot crude helped by the weakness in the dollar, the forward curve remains in contango with the build in the product markets.

  2. Pierre Le Clanche:

    We're going to be deployed in 10 days, but we don't know where yet, we won't know until we're on the ship. Before the attacks, things were pretty calm. But now things are really heating up.

  3. Marc Neveu:

    When ice is warmer and squishier, it becomes more responsive to tidal forces that deform it, mimas lacked the minimum amount of heat to start with to get tidal forces to trigger runaway heating.

  4. Ali Abdulaziz:

    There are people here with no heating, some burning shoes and even tent materials to keep warm.

  5. Superintendent Deena Bishop:

    We are doing full-scale assessments of water, heating, electricity as well as structural analysis with engineers.

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