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Definition of “heat” - Learner’s Dictionary

heat

noun
 
 
/hiːt/
HOT [U] B1 the quality of being hot or warm: the heat of summerHot and heatSultriness and humidity
the heat hot weather: I don't really like the heat.Hot and heatSultriness and humidity
TEMPERATURE [U, no plural] B1 the temperature of something: Cook on a low heat.Hot and heatSultriness and humidity
the heat US ( UK the heating) the system that keeps a building warm: Could you turn the heat up a little?Heaters and burnersHot and heatSultriness and humidity
RACE [C] a competition, especially a race, which decides who will be in the final eventParts and stages of competitions
→  See also dead heat , in the heat of the moment
(Definition of heat noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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