Definition of the heat
- The administration is putting the heat on legislators to approve the tax bill.
- She's at her best when the heat is on with tight deadlines.
- The company has turned up the heat on its employees to finish the job quickly.
: to become warm or hot
: to start to spoil from heat
: to make warm or hot
: a condition of being hot : warmth
: a marked or notable degree of hotness
: pathological excessive bodily temperature
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