What does warming mean?

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This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word warming.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. heating, warmingnoun

    the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature

  2. thaw, thawing, warmingadjective

    warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt

    "they welcomed the spring thaw"

  3. warmingadjective

    imparting heat

    "a warming fire"

  4. calefacient, warmingadjective

    producing the sensation of heat when applied to the body

    "a mustard plaster is calefacient"


  1. warmingnoun

    A small rise in temperature.


  1. warming

    Warming refers to the process of becoming or making something hot or hotter, typically involving an increase in temperature, often associated with physical or atmospheric changes. At the larger scale, it can also refer to global warming, denoting the long-term increase in Earth's average temperature associated with climate change. In general, any situation or process where there's an increase in heat or warmth can essentially be termed as 'warming'.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warming

    of Warm

  2. Warming

    a. & n. from Warm, v

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Warming is ranked #149395 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Warming surname appeared 110 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Warming.

    96.3% or 106 total occurrences were White.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of warming in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of warming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of warming in a Sentence

  1. Daniel Cohan:

    It seems likely that these techniques could be developed to offset much of the warming that is expected in the decades ahead, but how it would affect regional weather patterns is highly uncertain, and that’s likely where there would be huge winners and losers.

  2. Jim Manning:

    It doesn’t sound like much, but that is enormous, that amount of warming is unprecedented in the 100 years or so of records we have.

  3. Justin Baldwin:

    Relative brain size correlates with increased learning ability, increased memory, longer lifespans and more stable population dynamics, in this case, a bigger-brained species of bird might be able to reduce its exposure to warming temperatures by seeking out microhabitats with cooler temperatures, for example.

  4. Eric Anderson:

    We found that this long-term data set not only confirms that Lake Michigan deep waters are warming, but also shows that winter is vanishing from them.

  5. Andrew Baird:

    Reef resilience is now severely compromised by global warming.

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Translations for warming

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  • потепле́ние, согрева́ниеRussian

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