warm spot


Definition of warm spot

: a lasting affection for a particular person or thing has a warm spot for her old classmates

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Skies remain mostly clear overnight as lows settle to the upper 50s in the cooler suburbs while settling to the low and mid-60s in the warm spots. Ian Livingston, Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Splendid this weekend, and not bad beyond," 7 Sep. 2019 Cover with plastic wrap or a damp kitchen towel and set aside in a warm spot for 1 to 2 hours. Jessica Yadegaran, The Mercury News, "“Downton Abbey” Recipe: Asparagus Cups," 1 Sep. 2019 Concerns were prompted by the beer being left in warm spots like vehicle trunks. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Lakefront Brewery recalls bottles of My Turn Junk because they might explode," 15 Aug. 2019 June 2019 was the warmest on record and the first five months of the year all ranked within the top four warmest spots for their corresponding month. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "Last Month Was the Hottest July in Recorded History," 6 Aug. 2019 On a hot day in Washington, D.C., for example, temperatures varied nearly 17 degrees F between the warmest spot and the coolest. Ryan Morris, National Geographic, "To prepare for rising temperatures, scientists map urban ‘hot spots’," 22 July 2019 The warmest spots are in Kotzebue and Norton sounds, but the unusual heat extends far out into the ocean. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, "‘Crazy’ and ‘scary’: Dramatic ocean warming off Alaska raises concerns for hunters and wildlife," 26 June 2019 Often times, those who find a warm spot in the floor may also notice their hot water runs out faster for showers, too. Brian Sodoma, azcentral, "4 signs your home may have a plumbing slab leak," 9 Mar. 2018 The warmest spot was the metal frame that buttresses the main plastic housing. Lee Hutchinson, Ars Technica, "Review: Helm Personal Server gets email self-hosting (almost) exactly right," 4 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of warm spot

1886, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of warm spot

chiefly US : a strong liking for someone or something

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