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Meaning of HEATING

Pronunciation:  'heeteeng

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  utility to warm a building; "the heating system wasn't working"; "they have radiant heating"
  2. [n]  the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
  3. [adj]  serving to heat; "a heating pad is calefactory"

HEATING is a 7 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: calefactive, calefactory, heat, heating plant, heating system, hot, warming
 See Also: boiler, boiling, building, central heating, edifice, gas heat, induction heating, melt, melting, overheating, panel heating, radiant heating, radiator, steam boiler, steam heat, steam heating, temperature change, thaw, thawing, utility



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Heat"ing\, a.
That heats or imparts heat; promoting warmth or heat;
exciting action; stimulating; as, heating medicines or

{Heating surface} (Steam Boilers), the aggregate surface
   exposed to fire or to the heated products of combustion,
   esp. of all the plates or sheets that are exposed to water
   on their opposite surfaces; -- called also {fire surface}.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: animal heat, blood heat, body heat, burning, calefacient, calefactive, calefactory, calidity, caloric, cauterant, chafing, coal heat, convected heat, electric heat, fever, fever heat, gas heat, heat, heatedness, hot-air heat, hotness, hypothermia, incalescence, induction heat, molecular heat, oil heat, radiant heat, solar heat, steam heat, superheat, superheatedness, thermal radiation, ultraviolet heat, warming, warmness, warmth