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warm

 (wôrm)
adj. warm·er, warm·est
1. Somewhat hotter than temperate; having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat; moderately hot: a warm climate.
2. Having the natural heat of living beings: a warm body.
3. Preserving or imparting heat: a warm jacket.
4. Having or causing a sensation of unusually high body heat, as from exercise or hard work; overheated.
5. Marked by enthusiasm; ardent: warm support.
6. Characterized by liveliness, excitement, or disagreement; heated: a warm debate.
7. Marked by or revealing friendliness or sincerity; cordial: warm greetings.
8. Loving; passionate: a warm embrace.
9. Excitable, impetuous, or quick to be aroused: a warm temper.
10. Predominantly red or yellow in tone: a warm sunset.
11. Recently made; fresh: a warm trail.
12. Close to discovering, guessing, or finding something, as in certain games.
13. Informal Uncomfortable because of danger or annoyance: Things are warm for the bookies.
v. warmed, warm·ing, warms
v.tr.
1. To raise slightly in temperature; make warm: warmed the rolls a bit more; warm up the house.
2. To make zealous or ardent; enliven.
3. To fill with pleasant emotions: We were warmed by the sight of home.
v.intr.
1. To become warm: The rolls are warming in the oven.
2. To become ardent, enthusiastic, or animated: began to warm to the subject.
3. To become kindly disposed or friendly: She felt the audience warming to her.
n. Informal
A warming or heating.
Phrasal Verb:
warm up
1. To prepare for an athletic event by exercising, stretching, or practicing for a short time beforehand.
2. To make or become ready for an event or operation.
3. To make more enthusiastic, excited, or animated.
4. To approach a state of confrontation or violence.

[Middle English, from Old English wearm.]

warm′er n.
warm′ish adj.
warm′ly adv.
warm′ness n.

warm up

vb (adverb)
1. to make or become warm or warmer
2. (General Sporting Terms) (intr) to exercise in preparation for and immediately before a game, contest, or more vigorous exercise
3. to get ready for something important; prepare
4. (Mechanical Engineering) to run or operate (an engine, etc) until the normal working temperature or condition is attained, or (of an engine, etc) to undergo this process
5. to make or become more animated or enthusiastic: the party warmed up when Tom came.
6. (Cookery) to reheat (already cooked food) or (of such food) to be reheated
7. (Broadcasting) (tr) to make (an audience) relaxed and receptive before a show, esp a television comedy show
n
8. a preparation or practice for activity or competition: The shows serve as a warm-up for the band's forthcoming tour..
9. (General Sporting Terms) sport a number of exercises done to prepare the muscles for more strenuous activities
10. (Gymnastics) sport a number of exercises done to prepare the muscles for more strenuous activities
adj
(General Sporting Terms) sport preparatory; trial
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.warm up - run until the normal working temperature is reached; "We warmed up the car for a few minutes"
operate, run - direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.; "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan"
2.warm up - become more friendly or open; "She warmed up after we had lunch together"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
3.warm up - get warm or warmerwarm up - get warm or warmer; "The soup warmed slowly on the stove"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
4.warm up - cause to do preliminary exercises so as to stretch the muscleswarm up - cause to do preliminary exercises so as to stretch the muscles; "The coach warmed up the players before the game"
exercise, work, work out - give a workout to; "Some parents exercise their infants"; "My personal trainer works me hard"; "work one's muscles"; "this puzzle will exercise your mind"
limber - cause to become limber; "The violist limbered her wrists before the concert"
put to work, work - cause to work; "he is working his servants hard"
5.warm up - make one's body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activitywarm up - make one's body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activity
exercise, work out - do physical exercise; "She works out in the gym every day"
Translations
يُسَخِّنُيُسَخِّن، يُحَمّي، يُنْعِش
ohřát
blive varmerevarme op
lämmittää
zagrijati
felmelegít
hita upp
暖まる
데우다
zahriať
värma upp
ทำให้อุ่นขึ้น
ısıtmakısınmak
hâm nóng

w>warm up

vi (lit, fig)warm werden; (party, game, speaker)in Schwung kommen; (Sport) → sich aufwärmen; things are warming upes kommt Schwung in die Sache; (= becoming dangerous)es wird allmählich brenzlig or ungemütlich (inf)
vt sep enginewarm werden lassen, warm laufen lassen; food etcaufwärmen; (fig) partyin Schwung bringen; audiencein Stimmung bringen

warm

(woːm) adjective
1. moderately, or comfortably, hot. Are you warm enough, or shall I close the window?; a warm summer's day.
2. (of clothes) protecting the wearer from the cold. a warm jumper.
3. welcoming, friendly, enthusiastic etc. a warm welcome; a warm smile.
4. tending to make one hot. This is warm work!
5. (of colours) enriched by a certain quantity of red or pink, or (of red etc) rich and bright. a warm red; I don't want white walls – I want something warmer.
verb
1. to make moderately hot. He warmed his hands in front of the fire.
2. to become friendly (towards) or enthusiastic (about). She warmed to his charm.
noun
an act of warming. Give your hands a warm in front of the fire.
ˈwarmly adverb
warmness noun
ˈwarmth () noun
the state of being warm. the warmth of the fire; The actor was delighted by the warmth of the applause; The warmth of her smile made me feel welcome.
ˌwarm-ˈblooded adjective
1. having a blood temperature greater than that of the surrounding atmosphere. warm-blooded animals such as man.
2. enthusiastic; passionate. When I was young and warm-blooded, I was passionate about many things that don't interest me now.
warmed-over adjective
(American).
1. warmed up or heated again. warmed-over soup.
2. (of a story, idea etc) that has been heard many times before so that it is no longer interesting or relevant.
ˌwarmˈhearted adjective
kind and affectionate. a warmhearted old lady; a warmhearted action.
ˌwarmˈheartedness noun
warm up
to make or become warm. The room will soon warm up; Have a cup of coffee to warm you up.

warm up

يُسَخِّنُ ohřát varme op erwärmen ζεσταίνω calentar lämmittää réchauffer zagrijati riscaldare 暖まる 데우다 opwarmen varme opp rozgrzać aquecer разогревать(ся) värma upp ทำให้อุ่นขึ้น ısıtmak hâm nóng 热身
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