The fight over the potential nomination of Chuck Hagel heated up considerably over the past couple of days.
Speculation has heated up of late that Assad may be seeking to leave the country.
Mineral oils that have been adulterated, when heated up, will partially decompose, forming acid.
Boil it up to a tolerable thickness; then add sugar, half a pint of good table beer, and a glass of gin, all heated up together.
They require time both to be heated up to this point and to be cooled down again.
They used the cups from their canteens and heated up their drinks.
The vat is filled with the dye-liquor, which can be heated up by a steam pipe.
Hendricks made coffee and heated up some boiled mutton and bread.
"Sit down before you get all heated up," said a musical voice.
"Softly, softly," said Miriam, cooling down as he heated up.
Old English hætu, hæto "heat, warmth; fervor ardor," from Proto-Germanic *haiti- "heat" (cf. Old Saxon hittia, Old Norse hiti, Old Frisian hete, German hitze "heat," Gothic heito "fever"), from PIE *kaid-, from root *kai- "heat." The same root is the source of Old English hat "hot" and hæða "hot weather" (see hot).
Meaning "a single course in a race," especially a horse race, is from 1660s, perhaps from earlier figurative sense of "violent action; a single intense effort" (late 14c.), or meaning "run given to a horse to prepare for a race" (1570s). This later expanded to "division of a race or contest when there are too many contestants to run at once," the winners of each heat then competing in a final race. Meaning "sexual excitement in animals" is from 1768. Meaning "trouble with the police" attested by 1920. Heat wave "period of excessive hot weather" first attested 1890; earlier in reference to solar cycles.
A form of energy associated with the motion of atoms or molecules and capable of being transmitted through solid and fluid media by conduction, through fluid media by convection, and through empty space by radiation.
The sensation or perception of such energy as warmth or hotness.
An abnormally high bodily temperature, as from a fever.