calefaction

noun

cal·​e·​fac·​tion
¦kalə¦fakshən
plural -s
1
2
: the state of being warmed

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin calefaction-, calefactio, from Latin calefactus (past participle of calefacere) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Calefaction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calefaction. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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