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Definition 1: utility to warm a building - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where heating or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the heating system wasn't working
  • they have radiant heating

Synonyms for heating in the sense of this definition

(heating is a kind of ...) a facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal

"the price of the house included all utilities"

(... is a kind of heating ) a heating system in which air or water is heated at a central furnace and sent through the building via vents or pipes and radiators

(... is a kind of heating ) heating system that burns natural gas

(... is a kind of heating ) heating system consisting of wall or floor or baseboard or ceiling panels containing electric conductors or heating pipes

(... is a kind of heating ) a heating system in which steam is generated in boilers and piped to radiators

(heating is a part of ...) sealed vessel where water is converted to steam

(heating is a part of ...) heater consisting of a series of pipes for circulating steam or hot water to heat rooms or buildings

(... is part of heating) a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

"there was a three-story building on the corner" "it was an imposing edifice"

Definition 2: the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for heating in the sense of this definition

(heating is a kind of ...) a process whereby the degree of hotness of a body (or medium) changes

(... is a kind of heating ) the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas

(... is a kind of heating ) an increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)

(... is a kind of heating ) the heating of a conducting material caused by an electric current induced in it

(... is a kind of heating ) excessive heating

(... is a kind of heating ) heating a building by radiation from panels containing hot water or electrical heaters

(... is a kind of heating ) the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid

"the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster" "the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours"

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