warm–blooded

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adjective warm–blood·ed \ˈwȯrm-ˈblə-dəd\

Definition of warm–blooded

  1. 1 :  having warm blood; specifically :  having a relatively high and constant internally regulated body temperature relatively independent of the surroundings

  2. 2 :  fervent or ardent in spirit

warm–bloodedness

noun

1793

First Known Use of warm–blooded

1793


WARM–BLOODED Defined for English Language Learners

warm–blooded

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adjective warm–blood·ed \ˈwȯrm-ˈblə-dəd\

Definition of warm–blooded for English Language Learners

  • biology : having blood that always remains warm : having a body temperature that does not change when the temperature of the environment changes


WARM–BLOODED Defined for Kids

warm–blooded

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adjective warm–blood·ed \ˈwȯrm-ˈblə-dəd\

Definition of warm–blooded for Students

  1. :  able to keep up a relatively high constant body temperature that is independent of that of the surroundings <Birds and mammals are warm-blooded.>


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warm–blooded

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adjective warm–blood·ed \ˈwȯrm-ˈbləd-əd\

Medical Definition of warm–blooded

  1. :  having warm blood; specifically :  having a relatively high and constant body temperature relatively independent of the surroundings

warm–bloodedness

noun

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