Calefactive

calefaction

[kal-uh-fak-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of heating.
2.
a heated state.

Origin:
1540–50; < Latin calefactiōn- (stem of calefactiō) a making warm, equivalent to cale- warm (stem of calēre to be warm) + factiōn- a making; see faction

calefactive, adjective
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calefaction

noun
the property of being warming 
calefactive

adjective
serving to heat; "a heating pad is calefactory" [syn: calefactory
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