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English definition of “heat”

heat

noun [S or U] (TEMPERATURE)    /hiːt/
B1 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 air conditioning ? She always wore a coat , even in the heat of summer . Cook the meat on a high/ low heat (= at a high/ low temperature ).Hot and heatSultriness and humidity
(Definition of heat noun (TEMPERATURE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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