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Heat up   /hit əp/   Listen
Heat up

Gain heat or get hot.  Synonyms: heat, hot up.
Make hot or hotter.  Synonym: heat.  "Heat the water on the stove"
Make more intense.  Synonyms: hot up, screw up.

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"Heat up" Quotes from Famous Books

... can send them?" asked Mrs. Horton. "Harriet will heat up some soup and you can carry it in ...
— Sunny Boy and His Playmates • Ramy Allison White

... nerves, he said, to see anything stop. Speed and efficiency at any cost was his motto, and the result was that he had gathered about him men who were willing to keep running under forced draft, even if it did heat up the bearings. ...
— L. P. M. - The End of the Great War • J. Stewart Barney

... out of joint, if I may use so vulgar an expression, and our lunch a triumphant success. Boys know what is good, and we need not fear to lose their custom as long as we can supply them. I shall order a barrel of flour at once, and heat up the big oven. We have put our hand to the work and must not turn back, for ...
— Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag, Vol. 5 - Jimmy's Cruise in the Pinafore, Etc. • Louisa M. Alcott

... called, of the onset of incurable diseases like cancer, Bright's disease or apoplexy. The commonly accepted view that the heat of the body depends upon the food, and that people eat blubber in the Arctic and Antarctic regions to keep the bodily heat up, is one of the chief causes for neglect of the study of subnormal temperature. And it is quite surprising that physiologists have not thought it necessary to explain why nature has provided sugar and palm oil and cocoa-nut oil and ground-nut oil in the tropical regions, ...
— The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28 - The Independent Health Magazine • Various

... right, since it certainly is impossible to live without water. The inhabitants of the floor where the stoves have fallen to pieces will insist on an immediate mending of the stoves, since they and their children are dying of cold because there is nothing on which they can heat up water or boil kasha for the children; and they, too, will be quite right. But in spite of all these just demands, which arrive in thousands from all sides, it is impossible to forget the most important of all, that the foundation is shattered and that the building ...
— The Crisis in Russia - 1920 • Arthur Ransome

Words linked to "Heat up" :   crisp, bake, modify, change state, broil, scorch, deepen, fry, intensify, toast, crispen, cool, scald, turn, reheat, overheat, calcine, preheat, change, soak, sear, alter, compound, heighten

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