warm spot


Definition of warm spot

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

Examples of warm spot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cover the skillet with a kitchen towel and let rise in a warm spot until doubled, about 40 minutes. cleveland, "Cast-iron skillets bake, sear, fry and spread love," 3 Aug. 2020 There is a warm spot in this cold market, however: electric vehicles. Nathaniel Bullard, Bloomberg.com, "Europe Is the Auto Industry’s One Bright Spot Thanks to EVs," 10 May 2020 Let stand in a warm spot until a thin layer of foam covers the surface. ExpressNews.com, "Recipe: Grilled Pizza Dough," 4 May 2020 When you’re done kneading, let the dough rest and rise in a warm spot for about 1 hour. Lisa Cericola, Southern Living, "How To Make Easy Homemade Pizza Dough," 19 Apr. 2020 Cover dough and let sit for two to three hours in a warm spot (70-75 degrees). Dana Mcmahan, The Courier-Journal, "So, we're all baking bread now. This Louisville baker breaks down the at-home bread trend," 6 Apr. 2020 Michigan ties yield warm spot for filmmakers This week's Michigan Theater screenings will include a chance to meet the stars and filmmakers. Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan movies from Sundance tell tender, riotous stories of middle class struggle," 26 Feb. 2020 Aside from being known primarily by their initials (SBE and BPS), both guns share a warm spot in the hearts of many hunters, especially waterfowlers. Phil Bourjaily, Field & Stream, "Shotgun Review: Why Does the Benelli Super Black Eagle 3 Shoot High?," 18 Sep. 2019 One estimate came from the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP), a satellite that measured warm spots and cool spots in the universe’s earliest light from 2001 to 2010. Charlie Wood, Popular Science, "How astronomers weigh the universe (and everything in it)," 26 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of warm spot

1886, in the meaning defined above

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“Warm spot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warm%20spot. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of warm spot

chiefly US : a strong liking for someone or something

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