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heat

noun

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2 slang a portable weapon from which a shot is discharged by gunpowder
  • a private detective packing heat

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3 slang a body of officers of the law
  • he thought he was so slick, but the heat was onto him in no time

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heat

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of heat (Entry 2 of 2)

to cause to have or give off heat to a moderate degree
  • heat water for tea
  • heat the oven to 350 degrees before you put the cake in

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The first known use of heat was before the 12th century

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“Heat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/heat. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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