HyperDic: heating

English > 2 senses of the word heating:
NOUNprocessheating, warmingthe process of becoming warmer
artifactheating, heating system, heating plant, heatutility to warm / warm a building
heating > pronunciation
Soundshhiy'tihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > heating: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature.
Synonymwarming
NarrowerboilingThe application of heat / heat to change something from a liquid / liquid to a gas
global warmingAn increase / increase / increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase / increase that causes climatic changes)
induction heatingThe heating of a conducting material caused by an electric current induced in it
overheatingexcessive heating
radiant heatingheating a building by radiation from panels containing hot water or electrical heaters
thaw, melt, thawing, meltingThe process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid / liquid
Broadertemperature changeA process whereby the degree of hotness of a body / body (or medium) changes
Spanishcaldeamiento, caldeo, calentamiento
Catalanescalfada, escalfament
Verbsheatgain heat or get hot
English > heating: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningutility to warm / warm a building.
Examples
  • "the heating system wasn't working"
  • "they have radiant heating"
Synonymsheating system, heating plant, heat
Part ofbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
Partsboiler, steam boilersealed vessel where water is converted to steam
radiatorheater consisting of a series of pipes for circulating steam or hot water to heat rooms or buildings
Narrowercentral heatingA heating system in which air or water is heated at a central furnace and sent through the building via vents or pipes and radiators
gas heatheating system that burns natural gas
panel heatingheating system consisting of wall or floor or baseboard or ceiling panels containing electric conductors or heating pipes
steam heat, steam heatingA heating system in which steam is generated in boilers and piped to radiators
BroaderutilityA facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat / heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal
Spanishcalefacción, calorífero
Catalancalefacció, calorífer
Verbsheatprovide with heat / heat / heat

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