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1. heating

noun. ['ˈhiːtɪŋ'] the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature.

Synonyms

  • overheating
  • temperature change
  • radiant heating
  • global warming
  • melt
  • thaw
  • thawing
  • boiling
  • melting
  • induction heating

Antonyms

  • impracticality
  • impracticability
  • inutility
  • impracticableness

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • heat (English)
  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Heating

  • mistreating
  • completing
  • retreating
  • depleting
  • competing
  • unseating
  • repeating
  • overeating
  • deleting
  • defeating
  • treating
  • sweeting
  • smeeting
  • greeting
  • fleeting
  • wieting
  • sheeting
  • seating
  • meeting
  • keating
  • geeting
  • beating

Example sentences of the word heating


1. Noun, singular or mass
Situate your barometer so that it is not near a heating vent or sitting in direct sun.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
This will prevent the vinyl from heating up too much.

Quotes containing the word heating


1. He tastes of white wine and apple pie and Christian. I run my fingers through his hair, holding him to me while our tongues explore and curl and twist around each other, my blood heating in my veins.We're breathless when Christian pulls away.
- E.L. James, Fifty Shades Freed

2. Find a printer paper and imagine a full-grown bird shaped something like a football with legs standing on it. Imagine 33,000 of these rectangles in a grid. (Broilers are never in cages, and never on multiple levels.) Now enclose the grid with windowless walls and put a ceiling on top. Run in automated (drug-laced) feed, water, heating, and ventilation systems. This is a farm.
- Jonathan Safran Foer, Eating Animals

2. heating

noun. ['ˈhiːtɪŋ'] utility to warm a building.

Synonyms

  • steam boiler
  • edifice
  • central heating
  • panel heating
  • heating plant
  • steam heating
  • heating system
  • gas heat
  • building
  • radiator
  • steam heat
  • utility
  • boiler

Antonyms

  • coldness
  • anestrus
  • unemotionality
  • disassembly

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • heat (English)
  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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