1. [ adjective ] imparting heat

"a warming fire"

Related terms: warm
2. [ noun ] (physics) the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
Synonyms: heating
Related terms: temperature_change thaw boiling overheating radiant_heating induction_heating global_warming warm
3. [ adjective ] producing the sensation of heat when applied to the body
Synonyms: calefacient

"a mustard plaster is calefacient"

Related terms: hot
4. [ noun ] (meteorology) warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
Synonyms: thaw thawing melting

"they welcomed the spring thaw"

Related terms: weather thaw
Similar spelling:   warning