Definition of white heat
1 : a temperature (as for copper and iron from 1500° to 1600° C) which is higher than red heat and at which a body becomes brightly incandescent
2 : a state of intense mental or physical strain, emotion, or activity
Examples of white heat in a sentence
<claims that the novel was written at white heat in a tremendous, unbroken burst of creativity>
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