more heat than light

Definition of more heat than light

  1. To produce or generate more heat than light means to cause anger without helping to make something better understood. Her first book on the issue generated more heat than light.

Word by Word Definitions

moreplay
  1. :  greater

    :  additional, further

  1. :  in addition

    :  moreover

  1. :  a greater quantity, number, or amount

    :  something additional :  an additional amount

    :  persons of higher rank

  1. :  additional persons or things or a greater amount

heatplay
  1. :  to become warm or hot

    :  to start to spoil from heat

    :  to make warm or hot

  1. :  a condition of being hot :  warmth

    :  a marked or notable degree of hotness

    :  pathological excessive bodily temperature

lightplay
  1. :  something that makes vision possible

    :  the sensation aroused by stimulation of the visual receptors

    :  electromagnetic radiation of any wavelength that travels in a vacuum with a speed of 299,792,458 meters (about 186,000 miles) per second

  1. :  having light :  bright

    :  not dark, intense, or swarthy in color or coloring :  pale

    :  medium in saturation and high in lightness

  1. :  to become light :  brighten

    :  to take fire

    :  to set fire to

  1. :  having little weight :  not heavy

    :  designed to carry a comparatively small load

    :  having relatively little weight in proportion to bulk

  1. :  lightly

    :  with little baggage

  1. :  dismount

    :  settle, alight

    :  to arrive by chance :  happen


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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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