Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 382 (Heat)

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#382. Heat. -- N. heat, caloric; temperature, warmth, fervor, calidity[obs]; incalescence[obs], incandescence; glow, flush; fever, hectic.

phlogiston; fire, spark, scintillation, flash, flame, blaze; bonfire; firework, pyrotechnics, pyrotechny[obs]; wildfire; sheet of fire, lambent flame; devouring element; adiathermancy[obs]; recalescence[Phys].

summer, dog days; canicular days[obs]; baking &c. 384 heat, white heat, tropical heat, Afric heat[obs], Bengal heat[obs], summer heat, blood heat; sirocco, simoom; broiling sun; insolation; warming &c. 384.

sun &c. (luminary) 423.

[Science of heat] pyrology[obs]; thermology[obs], thermotics[obs], thermodynamics; thermometer &c. 389.

[thermal units] calorie, gram-calorie, small calorie; kilocalorie, kilogram calorie, large calorie; British Thermal Unit, B.T.U.; therm, quad.

[units of temperature] degrees Kelvin, kelvins, degrees centigrade, degrees Celsius; degrees Fahrenheit.

V. be hot &c. adj.; glow, flush, sweat, swelter, bask, smoke, reek, stew, simmer, seethe, boil, burn, blister, broil, blaze, flame; smolder; parch, fume, pant.

heat &c. (make hot) 384; recalesce[obs]; thaw, give.

Adj. hot, warm, mild, genial, tepid, lukewarm, unfrozen; thermal, thermic; calorific; fervent, fervid; ardent; aglow.

sunny, torrid, tropical, estival|!, canicular[obs], steamy; close, sultry, stifling, stuffy, suffocating, oppressive; reeking &c. v.; baking &c. 384.

red hot, white hot, smoking hot, burning &c. v. hot, piping hot; like a furnace, like an oven; burning, hot as fire, hot as pepper; hot enough to roast an ox, hot enough to boil an egg.

fiery; incandescent, incalescent[obs]; candent[obs], ebullient, glowing, smoking; live; on fire; dazzling &c. v.; in flames, blazing, in a blaze; alight, afire, ablaze; unquenched, unextinguished[obs]; smoldering; in a heat, in a glow, in a fever, in a perspiration, in a sweat; sudorific[obs]; sweltering, sweltered; blood hot, blood warm; warm as a toast, warm as wool.

volcanic, plutonic, igneous; isothermal|!, isothermic|!, isotheral|!.

Phr. not a breath of air;," whirlwinds of tempestuous fire " [Paradise Lost].