white heat

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white heat

n.
1. The temperature or physical condition of a white-hot substance.
2. Intense emotion or excitement: working at white heat to make the deadline.

white heat

n
1. (General Physics) intense heat or a very high temperature, characterized by emission of white light
2. informal a state of intense excitement or activity

white′ heat′


n.
1. an intense heat at which a substance glows with white light.
2. a stage of intense activity or excitement.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.white heat - the hotness of something heated until it turns white
high temperature, hotness, heat - the presence of heat
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