heat

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heat is part of the Basic English 850.
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heat is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
heat

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
heat

Plural
heats

There is a lot of heat in one end of one piece of metal
  1. (uncountable) Heat is a kind of energy. It is the quality things have when they are warm or hot.
    This is a good coat. It keeps the heat in.
    The heat from the sun is making me feel hot and tired.

Verb[change]

Plain form
heat

Third-person singular
heats

Past tense
heated

Past participle
heated

Present participle
heating

  1. To make something hot.
    I just need to heat up the food and then we can eat.