What does white-hot mean?

Definitions for white-hot

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word white-hot.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. white-hot(adj)

    intensely zealous or fervid

    "fierce white-hot loyalty"

  2. white, white-hot(adj)

    glowing white with heat

    "white flames"; "a white-hot center of the fire"


  1. white-hot(Adjective)

    Hot enough to glow with a bright white light.

  2. white-hot(Adjective)

    fervid or zealous.

Webster Dictionary

  1. White-hot(adj)

    white with heat; heated to whiteness, or incandescence


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of white-hot in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of white-hot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Daniel Ives:

    I would characterize this as white hot adoption out of the gate.

  2. Alec Baldwin:

    Those two years that I lived in that white-hot period as a daily drug abuser, as a daily drinker, to my misery, boy that was a tough time, there was really, really a lot of pain there.

  3. Harper Lee:

    Naturally, you don't sit down in 'white hot inspiration' and write with a burning flame in front of you, but since I knew I could never be happy being anything but a writer, and 'Mockingbird' put itself together for me so accommodatingly, I kept at it because I knew it had to be my first novel, for better or for worse.

  4. Simon Applebaum:

    For example a network like Bravo or Discovery, they sort of see scripted as a natural way to expand their brand, they are also trying to take advantage of the fact that scripted is white hot. Everybody wants to do it. There are so many ways to do it now. There are so many people that want to get in and do scripted television. The rise of Netflix, Hulu and Amazon has really raised the creative bar about what people can do.

  5. Václav Havel:

    We ask ourselves all kinds of questions, such as why does a peacock have such beautiful feathers, and we may answer that he needs the feathers to impress a female peacock, but then we ask ourselves, and why is there a peacock? And then we ask, why is there anything living? And then we ask, why is there anything at all? And if you tell some advocate of scientism that the answer is a secret, he will go white hot and write a book. But it is a secret. And the experience of living with the secret and thinking about it is in itself a kind of faith.”

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