heat Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “heat” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "heat" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations


uk   us   /hiːt/

heat noun (TEMPERATURE)

B1 [S or U] the ​quality of being ​hot or ​warm, or the ​temperature of something: the heat of the ​sun/​fire How do you ​manage to ​work in this heat without ​airconditioning? She always ​wore a ​coat, ​even in the heat of ​summer. Cook the ​meat on a high/​low heat (= at a high/​lowtemperature).
More examples

heat noun (IN BUILDING)

A2 [U] US (also mainly UK heating) the ​system that ​keeps a ​buildingwarm: Is the heat on?

heat noun (RACE)

[C] a less ​importantrace or ​competition in which it is ​decided who will ​compete in the ​finalevent

heat noun (ANIMAL)

on heat UK (US in heat) An ​animal that is in heat is in a ​state of ​sexualexcitement and ​ready to ​breed.

heatverb [I or T]

uk   us   /hiːt/
B2 to make something ​hot or ​warm, or to ​becomehot or ​warm: A ​largehouse like this must be ​expensive to heat. Shall I heat up some ​soup for ​lunch?
More examples
(Definition of heat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "heat" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations


heat noun (TEMPERATURE)

 us   /hit/ [U] warmth, esp. a lot of warmth: the heat of the ​sun physics us   /hit/ [U] Heat is also a ​form of ​energy that a ​substance has because of the ​movement of ​itsmolecules or ​atoms.  us   /hit/ [U] The heat can also ​meanhotweather: I ​thought I’d like ​living in Florida, but the heat was too much for me.  us   /hit/ [U] The heat is also the ​system in a ​building or a ​stove that ​controls the ​temperature: I’m ​freezing – can you ​turn up the heat? Lower the heat when the ​waterstarts to ​boil.

heat noun (POWER)

physics /hit/ [U] a ​type of ​energy that moves from one ​object or ​substance to another because of ​theirdifference in ​temperature

heat noun (EMOTION)

 us   /hit/ [U] a ​state of ​strongemotion, esp. ​excitement or ​anger: The heat of his own ​argumentswept him away. Johnapologized for the ​remarks he had made in the heat of the ​moment (= while he was ​angry or ​excited).


 us   /hit/ [U] responsibility or ​blame: We took a lot of heat for ​showing that on TV.

heat noun (COMPETITION)

 us   /hit/ [C] a ​competition, esp. a ​race, in which it is ​decided who will ​compete in the ​finalevent

heat noun (BIOLOGY)

in heat biology If an ​animal, esp. a ​female, is in heat, it is ​ready to ​breed.

heatverb [T]

 us   /hit/

heat verb [T] (TEMPERATURE)

to make a ​place or thing ​warm: It ​costs a lot to heat this ​house. Heat the ​sauce in the ​microwave.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of heat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "heat" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

See all translations


uk   us   /hiːt/ informal
feel/take/face the heat to be in a difficult ​situation in which you have to ​deal with a lot of problems: Domestic ​retailers are ​feeling the heat from ​foreigncompetitors.
turn up the heat (on sb/sth) (also put the heat on sb) to ​try to ​force someone or something to do something in ​order to get the ​result you want: OPEC could ​turn up the heat by ​increasingoilprices still further.
(Definition of heat from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de heat
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“heat” in Business English

Palabra del día

be nothing short of

used to emphasize a situation, quality, or type of behaviour

Palabra del día

Coffee culture
Coffee culture
by Colin McIntosh,
November 24, 2015
In a study published recently and widely reported in the media, researchers from Harvard University School of Public Health found that people who drink a moderate amount of coffee per day are less likely to die from a range of diseases. Good news for coffee drinkers, who make up an ever-increasing proportion

Aprende más 

climatarian adjective
climatarian adjective
November 23, 2015
choosing to eat a diet that has minimal impact on the climate, i.e. one that excludes food transported a long way or meat whose production gives rise to CO2 emissions Climate change is not normally on people’s minds when they choose what to have for lunch, but a new diet is calling for

Aprende más