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Translation of "heat" - English-Spanish dictionary


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
heatedness noun
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.
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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