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Spanish translation of “heat”

heat

noun /hiːt/
the amount of hotness (of something), especially of things which are very hot Test the heat of the water before you bath the baby. the warmth from something which is hot 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 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 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 a heated argument.
heatedly adverb
acaloradamente
heatedness noun heater noun an apparatus which gives out heat in order to warm a room etc, or which heats water etc eg in a water-tank. an electric heater. heating noun the system of heaters etc which heat a room, building etc We turn the heating off in the summer. heatwave a period of very hot weather. 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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