white-hot

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adjective \ ˈhwīt-ˈhät , ˈwīt- \

Definition of white-hot

1 :being at or radiating white heat
2 a :extremely hot
b :exhibiting or marked by extreme fervor or zeal
  • white-hot enthusiasm

First Known Use of white-hot

1587


WHITE-HOT Defined for English Language Learners

white-hot

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adjective

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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