Heat v. t. [imp. & p. p. Heated; p. pr. & vb. n. Heating.]
1. To make hot; to communicate heat to, or cause to grow warm; as, to heat an oven or furnace, an iron, or the like.
Heat me these irons hot. --Shak.
2. To excite or make hot by action or emotion; to make feverish.
Pray, walk softly; do not heat your blood. --Shak.
3. To excite ardor in; to rouse to action; to excite to excess; to inflame, as the passions.
A noble emulation heats your breast. --Dryden.
adj 1: made warm or hot (`het' is a dialectal variant of `heated');
"a heated swimming pool"; "wiped his heated-up face
with a large bandana"; "he was all het up and sweaty"
[syn: heated up, het, het up]
2: marked by emotional heat; vehement; "a heated argument"