|1.||[ verb ] run until the normal working temperature is reached|
"We warmed up the car for a few minutes"
|2.||[ verb ] become more friendly or open|
"She warmed up after we had lunch together"
|3.||[ verb ] get warm or warmer|
"The soup warmed slowly on the stove"
|Related terms:||change heating|
|4.||[ verb ] do preliminary exercises so as to stretch the muscles|
"The coach warmed up the players before the game"
|Related terms:||exercise work limber|
|5.||[ verb ] make one's body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activity|
|Related terms:||exercise warm-up|