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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.warmer - device that heats water or supplies warmth to a roomwarmer - device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
brasier, brazier - large metal container in which coal or charcoal is burned; warms people who must stay outside for long times
convector - a space heater that transfers heat to the surrounding air by convection
defroster, deicer - heater that removes ice or frost (as from a windshield or a refrigerator or the wings of an airplane)
demister - heater that removes mist from the windshield of a car
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
gas heater - a heater that burns gas for heat
heating pad, hot pad - heater consisting of electrical heating elements contained in a flexible pad
kerosene heater, kerosine heater, oil heater, oilstove - heater that burns oil (as kerosine) for heating or cooking
radiator - heater consisting of a series of pipes for circulating steam or hot water to heat rooms or buildings
solar heater - a heater that makes direct use of solar energy
space heater - heater consisting of a self-contained (usually portable) unit to warm a room
stove - any heating apparatus
hot-water heater, hot-water tank, water heater - a heater and storage tank to supply heated water
Translations

warmer

n foot/bottle warmerFuß-/Flaschenwärmer m
References in classic literature ?
As they sailed further and further into the South, it got warmer and warmer.
And I said -- "She is warmer than Dian: She rolls through an ether of sighs -- She revels in a region of sighs.
He placed a little pan over a foot warmer full of hot coals.
He emptied one tumbler after another and grew warmer and warmer and more and more comfortable.
Here now was a sample of it, for he had just been thinking that Rose had better defer her run till the wind went down and the sun was warmer.
For first, though he had sufficient foundation to flatter himself in what he had observed in Sophia, he was not yet free from doubt of misconstruing compassion, or at best, esteem, into a warmer regard.
He who believes in the creation of each species, will have to say that this shell, for instance, was created with bright colours for a warm sea; but that this other shell became bright-coloured by variation when it ranged into warmer or shallower waters.
So, also, every one who has waded about the shores of the pond in summer must have perceived how much warmer the water is close to the shore, where only three or four inches deep, than a little distance out, and on the surface where it is deep, than near the bottom.
But more surprising is it to know, as has been proved by experiment, that the blood of a Polar whale is warmer than that of a Borneo negro in summer.
There is no warmer kinder-looking garment in the world.
But their five years of official work together seemed to have put a barrier between them that cut off warmer relations.
Lord Dawlish, if he had been able to diagnose correctly the almost paternal attitude which had become his host's normal manner these days, would have been equally embarrassed but less startled, for conscience had already suggested to him from time to time that he had been guilty of a feeling toward Elizabeth warmer than any feeling that should come to an engaged man.