1. [ noun ] (physics) the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
Synonyms: warming
Related terms: temperature_change thaw boiling overheating radiant_heating induction_heating global_warming warm
2. [ adjective ] serving to heat
Synonyms: calefactive calefactory

"a heating pad is calefactory"

Related terms: hot
3. [ noun ] utility to warm a building
Synonyms: heating_plant heat heating_system

"the heating system wasn't working" "they have radiant heating"

Related terms: utility central_heating gas_heat panel_heating steam_heat building boiler radiator heat
Similar spelling:   Hettinger