Origin of white-hot
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Or maybe, just maybe, he will zing the president on a white-hot issue dominating every waking moment for, um, some voters.
But publicly, it chose to say little, hoping to maintain a neutral position in a white-hot international scandal.Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s New York Hotel Disputes Allegations of Conspiracy|John Solomon|November 27, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Over the past few decades, the study of telomeres has risen to become a white-hot area of very legitimate scientific research.
Over the past few decades, research into telomeres has become a "white-hot area of science," says Singer.
She tattooed her wrist with the letter E (for Edouard) by pressing a piece of white-hot metal there.
Cell after secret cell of her brain caught the fire, and blazed with white-hot indignation.Scarlet and Hyssop|E. F. Benson
As he went down the field men were repelled from his Robot-like body as they might had he been a thing of white-hot metal.The Galloping Ghost|Roy J. Snell
We may raise the temperature, say, of iron, until it is white-hot.The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4)|J. Arthur Thomson
But I saw the worm-thing come creeping out, white-hot, vivid as incandescent silver, the live heart of essential fire.Lilith|George MacDonald
But with the sudden accession of madness, hate had blazed up in her, white-hot, and she had attempted to stab him.That Affair at Elizabeth|Burton E. Stevenson