warm·er | \ ˈwȯr-mər \

Definition of warmer 

: one that warms especially : a device for keeping something warm a hand warmer

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Electricity is needed there to power lifesaving oxygen concentrators and baby warmers. New York Times, "Readers Respond to the 5.13.2018 Issue," 13 May 2018 A half-notch warmer but generally low-to-mid 80s, and the air won’t be as incredibly dry. A. Camden Walker, Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Steamy and wet at times today, but a cold front’s going to deliver a spectacular weekend," 6 July 2018 The techs stripped off the tire warmers and lowered the car to the ground. Dan Neil, WSJ, "Volkswagen’s All-Electric Effort to Climb Out of Its P.R. Hole," 4 July 2018 The evening begins at 7 p.m. and costumes are encouraged — because everyone needs a reason to crimp their hair and break out the leg warmers, right? Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "Get the behind-the-scene scoop on the most popular teen films ever," 27 June 2018 Yup, more leg warmers, mom jeans, sweatbands, and Pat Benatar are coming your way. Matthew Gilbert, BostonGlobe.com, "Funny money the currency in Showtime’s ‘Black Monday’," 15 June 2018 Vague images of her in leg warmers suddenly popped up in my mind. Patricia Garcia, Vogue, "Jane Fonda’s 1982 Workout Routine Is Still the Best Exercise Class Out There," 7 July 2018 Chemical hand warmers attached around the lens with rubber bands or tape will work well. Michael Stillwell, Popular Mechanics, "How To Photograph a Rocket Launch," 6 July 2018 But one pair of hand warmers are not quite like the others. Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY, "2018 Winter Olympics: What is up with Australian snowboarder Scotty James' red gloves?," 14 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of warmer

1595, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of warmer was in 1595

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English Language Learners Definition of warmer

: something (such as a device or piece of clothing) that is used to keep something warm

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