Related formsheat·ed·ly, adverbheat·ed·ness, nounun·heat·ed, adjectivewell-heat·ed, adjective
Definition for heated (2 of 2)
- a single course in or division of a race or other contest.
- a race or other contest in which competitors attempt to qualify for entry in the final race or contest.
- a single operation of heating, as of metal in a furnace, in the treating and melting of metals.
- a quantity of metal produced by such an operation.
- sexual receptiveness in animals, especially females.
- the period or duration of such receptiveness: to be in heat.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of heat
SYNONYMS FOR heat
Examples from the Web for heated
Some say they believe that ISIS will simply withdraw from the city without fighting any heated battles.Has the Kurdish Victory at Sinjar Turned the Tide of ISIS War?|Niqash|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shake off any excess flour and gently place in the heated oil.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole|Carla Hall|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I think the debate is so heated because people really care passionately about changing the world,” he said.
During the heated contest versus Big Piney, Kane tells us that even the referee told him, “You guys are nothing but filthy slobs.”Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own|Robert Silverman|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Heated and offensive Facebook comments are by no means the exclusive purview of Republican officials.
Each house was heated by one stove and was very hot and stuffy, being, except for the door, hermetically sealed.The Note-Book of an Attache|Eric Fisher Wood
We heated the water in turn for the baths of our fellow pupils.A Fantasy of Far Japan|Baron Kencho Suyematsu
In such case the article may be heated in red-hot lead, the surface of which may be covered with charcoal.Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II|Joshua Rose
Mrs. Eastham was acting as chaperon to the girl, and some heated words passed between her and the two young men.The Stowmarket Mystery|Louis Tracy
Let us appeal from the heated enthusiasm of the experimenter to the stern facts of the statistician.Vivisection|Albert Leffingwell
British Dictionary definitions for heated (1 of 2)
Derived Formsheatedly, adverbheatedness, noun
British Dictionary definitions for heated (2 of 2)
- the energy transferred as a result of a difference in temperature
- the random kinetic energy of the atoms, molecules, or ions in a substance or body
- a preliminary eliminating contest in a competition
- a single section of a contest
- Also: in season (of some female mammals) sexually receptive
- in a state of sexual excitement
Derived Formsheatless, adjective
Word Origin for heat
Medicine definitions for heated
Science definitions for heated
Culture definitions for heated
In physics, a form of energy associated with the movement of atoms and molecules in any material. The higher the temperature of a material, the faster the atoms are moving, and hence the greater the amount of energy present as heat. (See infrared radiation.)
Idioms and Phrases with heated
In addition to the idioms beginning with heat
- heat up
- dead heat
- in heat
- in the heat of the moment
- turn up the heat