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heat

noun /hiːt/
the amount of hotness (of something), especially of things which are very hot
calor; temperatura
Test the heat of the water before you bath the baby.
the warmth from something which is hot
calor
The heat from the fire will dry your coat the effect of heat on metal the heat of the sun.
the hottest time
el momento de más calor, el momento más caluroso
the heat of the day.
anger or excitement
furia, ira
He didn’t mean to be rude – he just said that in the heat of the moment.
in a sports competition etc, one of two or more contests from which the winners go on to take part in later stages of the competition
eliminatoria
Having won his heat, he is going through to the final.
heated adjective having been made hot
calentado
a heated swimming-pool.
showing anger, excitement etc
acalorado
a heated argument.
heatedly adverb
acaloradamente
heatedness noun
calor
heater noun an apparatus which gives out heat in order to warm a room etc , or which heats water etc in a water-tank
calentador
an electric heater.
heating noun the system of heaters etc which heat a room, building etc
calefacción
We turn the heating off in the summer.
heatwave a period of very hot weather
ola de calor
The country was in the middle of a heatwave.
in/on heat (of female animals) in a condition for mating
en celo
When these animals are in heat, they can be dangerously aggressive.
see also hot.
(Definition of heat from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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