white–hot

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adjective \ˈhwīt-ˈhät, ˈwīt-\

Definition of white–hot

  1. 1 :  being at or radiating white heat

  2. 2 a :  extremely hot b :  exhibiting or marked by extreme fervor or zeal <white–hot enthusiasm>

1795

First Known Use of white–hot

1795


WHITE–HOT Defined for English Language Learners

white–hot

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adjective \ˈhwīt-ˈhät, ˈwīt-\

Definition of white–hot for English Language Learners

  • : glowing white because of being very hot

  • : extremely hot

  • : very intense or active


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