whitehot

white-hot

[hwahyt-hot, wahyt-]
adjective
1.
extremely hot.
2.
showing white heat.
3.
exceedingly enthusiastic, ardent, angry, devoted, etc.; impassioned; perfervid: a fierce, white-hot loyalty to the king.

Origin:
1810–20

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white-hot
 
adj
1.  at such a high temperature that white light is emitted
2.  informal in a state of intense emotion

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