Meaning of HEAT in English

HEAT

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a heat wave (= a period of unusually hot weather )

California is in the middle of a heat wave.

a heated argument (= involving very strong feelings )

Someone was having a heated argument with a police officer.

a heated exchange (= a very angry conversation )

I overheard a heated exchange between John and his wife.

a heated/fierce debate (= in which people express strong opinions in an angry way )

There has been a fierce debate over the way the war was fought.

a heating system (= in a building )

We’re waiting for the heating system to be repaired.

bear the heat/cold

Some people find it hard to bear the heat in the summer.

blinding rain/snow/heat etc

I struggled back to the hut through blinding rain.

blood heat

central heating

the central heating boiler

dead heat

gentle heat (= low heat )

Melt the butter over a gentle heat .

heat exhaustion (= when you become tired and ill because you are too hot )

Many runners were suffering from heat exhaustion .

heat exhaustion

heat pump

heat rash

heat rash (= a rash caused by heat )

a heat rash

heat wave

intense heat

He could feel the intense heat of the Egyptian sun.

medium heat

Fry the onions over a medium heat until they are golden.

oppressive heat

the oppressive heat of the afternoon

prickly heat

searing heat

the searing heat of the desert

stifling heat

the stifling heat of the tropics

the desert sun/heat

Animals shelter from the desert sun during the day.

the summer heat

Crowds of shoppers are sweltering in the summer heat.

underfloor heating

white heat

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

dead

We play for about 40 minutes to a dead heat at game point.

The trucks bound across the finish in almost a dead heat -- but it is a bad race for both.

Phil Gramm finished in a dead heat with front-runner Bob Dole.

If you look merely at voting margins, there is a dead heat .

Last year the Florida race was, in effect, a dead heat .

The horses would all be dead from the heat .

Among non-religious-right voters, the race for governor was a dead heat .

gentle

Boil for 5 minutes on gentle heat then add mushroom - and simmer in a covered saucepan for a further 7 minutes.

Use the gentler heat if your dryer has variable adjustments.

Samples can be left in the impregnation chamber overnight before curing under gentle heat .

Let the butter melt over very gentle heat .

Return to a gentle heat and stir until the sauce thickens.

Cook over a gentle heat , stirring until the mixture turns thick. 3.

Ian left the colour to develop for the maximum time of forty minutes under a gentle heat .

Add the herring fillets and cook for 2 minutes on both sides over a gentle heat .

high

Grill poussins under moderately high heat for 15-20 minutes on each side, basting with the marinade.

Cook over high heat until liquid is reduced by one third.

This is consistent with high heat flow across Western Cordillera and altiplano.

In spring the land turns emerald, and in midsummer, in the high heat , the edges of the pasture brown.

Add extra oil to pan, then onion and stir over high heat until caramelised and aromatic, 5-6 minutes.

Place over high heat until reduced by half.

Add chicken portions and cook over a high heat for a few mins on each side until brown.

Combine the sugar and 2 cups water in the saucepan and set over medium high heat .

intense

Three police officers who tried to save the children were beaten back by the intense heat and smoke.

Only exceptionally cloudy, boggy areas might survive the intense heat radiation from the reentering debris.

One of the friends, Manuel Cabrera, said he tried to grab Jamie but the intense heat drove him out.

All the surrounding countryside, scorched by the intense heat , is now in flames.

Conditions have been made worse by intense heat and the continuing drought.

Every tree was scorched or charred by a brief exposure to extremely intense heat .

Over the next four months, the weather veered from intense heat to snowstorms.

All archaebacteria thrive in intense heat , and most derive their energy from breaking chemical bonds.

low

Cook over low heat until mixture becomes hot and juices begin to come out of tomatoes.

Cover and cook over low heat , stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until tender but not brown.

Bring to the boil and cook hard for 10 minutes, then lower the heat and cover.

Add flour and cook over low heat 2 minutes.

Allow the mixture to cook for about 5 minutes over a low heat , then add the salt, sugar and stock.

Add chili powder, cumin, and cayenne and black peppers, and stir over low heat for 3 minutes.

Melt the margarine or butter in a small pan, add the flour and cook over a low heat for 1-2 minutes.

Add oxtails, lower heat and cook gently 1 hour, covered.

medium

Melt butter over medium heat in a large pan.

In the same pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat.

Heat the oil over medium heat .

In a large frying pan, melt the butter or margarine over medium heat .

Add the meat and brown over medium heat until meat is totally dry and there is no liquid in the frying pan.

Heat a lightly greased skillet over medium heat .

Cover tightly and gently steam over a medium heat for 20 minutes. 3.

Combine the sugar and 2 cups water in the saucepan and set over medium high heat .

moderate

Place the skewers under the grill and cook under a moderate heat turning frequently to avoid burning.

Bring to a simmer over moderate heat .

Cover, cook over a moderate heat for ten minutes.

In a large skillet, melt clarified butter and saute rabbit over moderate heat until evenly browned.

I stuck it on with silicone sealant glue and it is unaffected by salt spray or moderate heat .

In a large ovenproof skillet, cook bacon over moderate heat until crisp, about 10 minutes.

Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onion and cook covered for 4-5min over a moderate heat . 4.

Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large saute pan over moderate heat .

oppressive

My first impression was of oppressive heat , but then I have spent my life mainly on the cool side of temperate.

The oppressive heat and humidity make that smell stronger.

An opposite movement occurs with the elements of oppressive heat and smell on that same momentous fourth floor.

They have worked in sleet, in downpours, in oppressive Washington heat .

The road back towards the shops and bars melts into water, thanks to the oppressive dry heat .

This shop is surely an outpost of hell, with its oppressive heat and dense clouds of smoke.

The wine he had taken for lunch, together with the oppressive afternoon heat , had quite tired him out.

■ NOUN

body

Environmental note Over 30% of body heat is lost from the head.

It dried on body heat during the day at the office.

The body heat from a bird would trigger them.

The power could come either from induction, using body heat , or even from remote infrared powering.

Bhopal ji was as thin and white-haired as a granny but his intelligence radiated like body heat .

Most reptiles utilize the buffering aquatic environment to lower body heat .

The down then insulates efficiently against loss of body heat , at the same time allowing body moisture to wick through.

exhaustion

They didn't know that if you have ecstasy you should drink a lot of water because of the risk of heat exhaustion .

In its early stages, the symptoms of fatigue and nausea mimic heat exhaustion and can confuse the rangers.

Several elderly men were treated for heat exhaustion .

You have to be able to handle real emergencies: sprained ankles, heat exhaustion , sudden snowstorms, canceled flights.

She slumped down, near to heat exhaustion , and raked her jet hair from her temples.

These tips also help prevent heat exhaustion , only several cases of which advance to potentially deadly heat stroke at the Canyon.

I was feeling nauseous from heat exhaustion and had sort of passed out.

Later in the day, another 1st Platoon Marine was felled by heat exhaustion .

loss

The fabric U values and heat losses from the house are given in Table 6.2.

As it was getting colder, my body was automatically adjusting to reduce its surface area for heat loss .

Hypertension may be controlled by a nitroprusside infusion, which has the additional advantage of aiding heat loss by peripheral vasodilatation.

The calculation of the heat loss from structures in contact with the ground is a complex procedure.

It achieves this by forming an ice barrier to lessen heat loss from the ground it covers.

While insulation will reduce heat loss , it will not necessarily prevent burst pipes.

In these clean, dry conditions, the heat loss is minimised.

It covers areas such as heat loss and therefore allows you to measure the effectiveness of various insulation methods.

pump

Both the photovoltaic and wind power systems for domestic hot-water provision would be even more effective if linked to a heat pump .

But the catch is that heat pumps work best when it is not real cold outside.

Why haven't heat pumps caught on?

In fact, areas where the outdoor temperature routinely falls to about 15 degrees are not good candidates for heat pumps .

But it predicts massive sales and energy savings only if heat pumps penetrate the space-heating market.

His heat pump is relatively new, but the air-handling system is two decades old.

Energy systems analysis, heat pump control and applications.

To make sure your heat pump is operating efficiently during the heating season, keep your eye on the outside coil.

shield

Aluminised heat shield panels allow hot a engine and pipes to be covered immediately.

But it also requires a heat shield to protect it during aerobraking.

In turn the forward heat shield contained four slots into which the legs of the launch escape tower would fit.

It is even possible that this residue could be used in its entirety to make heat shields .

Also the improvised heat shield covering the main compartment can be seen over the top of the station.

Thus, it appears feasible to manufacture practical heat shields in reusable molds on the Moon.

Then the crew could enter the station and cover part of the main body with a Mylar heat shield .

The use of a heat shield made from asteroidal materials is highly attractive because it reduces propulsion requirements.

source

However, it is when the two heat sources are used together in combination that the true capabilities can be appreciated.

Pumps and refrigeration equipment, powered by the heat source , turn on and start liquefying the atmosphere.

Again a vertical stable salt concentration gradient is set up, and a heat source introduced.

But potassium itself is one of the most important radioactive heat sources in the planets.

In contrast with Fig. 23.7, the heat source is now a localized one.

Thus the disintegration of the radioactive elements is a heat source that has persisted for billions of years.

This detects any approaching heat source such as people or cars and automatically turns on, welcoming friends and deterring intruders.

Broil about 5 inches away from heat source , just until zucchini is golden.

summer

Insulated by thick walls, ceiling and door the ice would last throughout the summer heat .

Children could find relief from the summer heat in her shop.

The summer heat is coming on.

Ideas flowed out of me like water out of a Brooklyn fire hydrant in the midst of a summer heat wave.

Between takes he waited outside the main hall with a helper to wipe his glasses for him in the close summer heat .

That would mean that the summer heat stories that Doug Kreutz writes for the Star were started a year ago last winter.

To others it brings relief from the merciless summer heat .

The air in here is stale and heavy, used up and burned out by the summer heat .

wave

She shivered at the memory of the horrors that had accompanied that awful heat wave .

People were saying that a cold spring meant an early heat wave in summer.

Computers, faxes and photocopiers generate heat waves of their own.

Killer heat waves fell hundreds in Calcutta and Chicago.

I remember we arrived during a heat wave and had to go into this refrigerator where they kept the furs.

Early in August a heat wave hit.

A great heat wave descended; it was a beautiful day, the sun turned red at three.

Ideas flowed out of me like water out of a Brooklyn fire hydrant in the midst of a summer heat wave .

■ VERB

conduct

All metals conduct heat and electricity.

Materials that do not conduct heat well are called insulators. 61.

They contain less water and therefore cool more quickly and conduct heat less well.

Some materials conduct heat well and some do not.

The needle conducts the heat into the acupuncture point.

feel

The sun was high in the sky now and he could feel the heat of it on his head and shoulders.

He must have been feeling the heat with all that weight to carry about, but he looked quite cheerful and relaxed.

Already I felt numbed by the heat and the smoke, queasy in the stomach.

When he slides them in front of us you can feel the heat rising.

Meanwhile, several small fire districts in San Diego County are feeling the heat from Proposition 218.

He could feel the heat as he entered.

He felt the heat beating in, midnight vibrations, the sirens down Canal, the growl of some solo drunk.

generate

So if all the deuterium fused it could generate substantial heat in the Earth.

Molten rock generated by the heat and pressure associated with the zone wells up through the Earth, erupting at the surface.

Frankenstein's lights generated a lot of heat .

It is important to use small bags, since a large number of acorns together will generate heat .

Computers, faxes and photocopiers generate heat waves of their own.

But those proposed amendments are merely the ones that generate the most political heat .

That makes sense, but they can't be accurate because compost heaps generate heat which might accelerate decomposition.

After the fire investigators tested a similar oxygen canister to determine whether it could generate enough heat to cause the fire.

lose

But her thoughts seemed to get lost in the heat .

The bulkhead door is steel and loses a lot of heat , and so does that hollow-core door.

Insects can also lose heat by evaporation from their spiracles, but this may lead to desiccation.

As it loses the heat that fuels its steady churning, the plate motions on the surface are slowly winding down.

This impairs the circulation which then means that the body can not lose excess heat .

They expected to lose their heat or hot water.

Their small size means that they lose heat more rapidly than the adults.

reduce

Bring to the boil, reduce the heat , cover and cook for 40 minutes. 3.

Add wine and reduce over medium-high heat to 1 teaspoon.

Add the cream and reduce the heat slightly.

Immediately reduce heat to 140 F and allow meat to dry slowly for 8 hours or so.

We hear they may be trying for 2.5 volts to reduce heat on the part.

Add bourbon and port and reduce over medium-high heat by half.

While insulation will reduce heat loss, it will not necessarily prevent burst pipes.

When all cornmeal has been added, reduce heat to moderately low.

remove

As soon as the thigh meat is ready, remove it from the heat and keep warm.

Add brandy and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add peppercorns and parsley.

Season to taste. Remove from the heat , stir in the fromage frais and reheat gently without boiling.

Stir in fish sauce, coconut milk, sugar, and lime juice and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat .

Heat through gently while tossing all the ingredients together. Remove from heat . 4.

Bring to simmer over medium heat . Remove from heat.

Cook for two or three minutes and remove from the heat .

Stir occasionally and continue cooking to 305 degrees. Remove from heat .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

beat the heat

Strawberries in wine is a festive way to beat the heat.

We were up and off early to beat the heat.

direct heat/sunlight

However, far more use is made of geothermal energy for direct heat.

In bright or open shade, there is no direct sunlight but plenty of indirect light.

In full shade there is no direct sunlight, but there is some indirect light.

It needs this cooling device because it is more exposed to the direct heat of the sun.

Never fall asleep in direct sunlight.

They need bright light, but should be watched for signs of scorching in strong direct sunlight during the summer.

Unfortunately it get direct sunlight, and is afflicted with algae.

Winter, summer, spring, or fall, the Vanyas' house received no direct sunlight.

feel the cold/heat

But this sector was the first to feel the heat of intense competition and spiralling development costs.

He could feel the heat as he entered.

He got up and wobbled, wiping blindly at his wet face, not even feeling the cold.

He must have been feeling the heat with all that weight to carry about, but he looked quite cheerful and relaxed.

I felt the heat hit my face as I stared through the opening with narrowed eyes.

Meanwhile, several small fire districts in San Diego County are feeling the heat from Proposition 218.

You can feel the cold winds whipping across the barren island of Smuttynose as Maren relates her disturbing story.

heated argument/debate/discussion etc

After a short heated argument, the inspector agreed to pay the costs in cash from his local station funds.

After fifteen months of heated debate, Billingham was abandoned.

It got off to a hairy start with several heated discussions about what a wild boar is.

No presidential policy is so controversial that it provokes heated debate.

Since 1980, a balanced-budget amendment has been the focus of heated debate in congressional committees and on the floor.

There was heated argument at the meeting, with strongly differing views advanced.

There was a heated argument between the two men which at length it fell to Branson to settle.

Witnesses have already given descriptions of the pair who were seen having what appeared to be a heated argument.

if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen

merciless heat/cold/wind etc

During the merciless heat of noon one of the frailer females collapsed, far from any possible shelter.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

At this heat , all the poisonous chemicals are changed into safe compounds.

Black surfaces absorb heat from the sun.

I'm just not used to this kind of heat .

I'm worried the heat from the lamp will melt the cord.

Once the coals are ready, close the lid of the barbecue to keep in the heat .

She didn't pay her bills, so they turned off the heat .

She turned down the heat on the electric fire.

The heat in the desert was incredible.

The heat of the water caused the glass to shatter.

The chilies gave the sauce some heat .

The classrooms lack heat and air conditioning.

The reaction gives off tremendous heat .

Turn the heat up, I'm cold.

When the oven reaches the correct heat , the light goes off.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Add wine and reduce over medium-high heat to 1 teaspoon.

But Katie confesses that she had to forget their friendship in the heat of the battle.

In another medium skillet add the olive oil and heat over medium-high heat.

It was part of a strategy to let Republicans lead on the budget and take the political heat for doing so.

Mounted round this fairing were the eight radiators used to vent the excess heat produced by the fuel cells into space.

Presumably when one went in, they all moved up a chair, into the heat of the previous sitter, intimately.

Shake the pan gently to distribute the melted sugar evenly, then remove from the heat .

The heat in the air moves to the cooler liquid.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

kitchen

There is obvious merit in good insulation, using only the most efficient kitchen appliances, heating systems and such.

Phoebe went back to the kitchen , heated up some tinned soup and made tuna fish sandwiches.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

direct heat/sunlight

However, far more use is made of geothermal energy for direct heat.

In bright or open shade, there is no direct sunlight but plenty of indirect light.

In full shade there is no direct sunlight, but there is some indirect light.

It needs this cooling device because it is more exposed to the direct heat of the sun.

Never fall asleep in direct sunlight.

They need bright light, but should be watched for signs of scorching in strong direct sunlight during the summer.

Unfortunately it get direct sunlight, and is afflicted with algae.

Winter, summer, spring, or fall, the Vanyas' house received no direct sunlight.

heated argument/debate/discussion etc

After a short heated argument, the inspector agreed to pay the costs in cash from his local station funds.

After fifteen months of heated debate, Billingham was abandoned.

It got off to a hairy start with several heated discussions about what a wild boar is.

No presidential policy is so controversial that it provokes heated debate.

Since 1980, a balanced-budget amendment has been the focus of heated debate in congressional committees and on the floor.

There was heated argument at the meeting, with strongly differing views advanced.

There was a heated argument between the two men which at length it fell to Branson to settle.

Witnesses have already given descriptions of the pair who were seen having what appeared to be a heated argument.

merciless heat/cold/wind etc

During the merciless heat of noon one of the frailer females collapsed, far from any possible shelter.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

It costs a lot to heat these offices.

She heated the water in a small pan.

Wax melts quickly when it is heated.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Clearly the saltwater was heated in pans in order to drive off the water.

Cut artichoke hearts in half and add to soup; heat through.

I heated up some water on the gas stove and poured it into an oval enamel pan.

Let it heat through so neither the cabbage nor the pineapple lose their bite.

They had microwave ovens where he was able to heat up a portion of hot food to eat in the car.

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