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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 warm /ˈwɔrm/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Warm, n. The act of warming, or the state of being warmed; a warming; a heating.  [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Warm a. [Compar. Warmer; superl. Warmest.]
 1. Having heat in a moderate degree; not cold as, warm milk.  “Whose blood is warm within.”
    Warm and still is the summer night.   --Longfellow.
 2. Having a sensation of heat, esp. of gentle heat; glowing.
 3. Subject to heat; having prevalence of heat, or little or no cold weather; as, the warm climate of Egypt.
 4. Fig.: Not cool, indifferent, lukewarm, or the like, in spirit or temper; zealous; ardent; fervent; excited; sprightly; irritable; excitable.
    Mirth, and youth, and warm desire!   --Milton.
    Each warm wish springs mutual from the heart.   --Pope.
    They say he's warm man and does not care to be madmouths at.   --Addison.
    I had been none of the warmest of partisans.   --Hawthor░░.
 5. Violent; vehement; furious; excited; passionate; as, a warm contest; a warm debate.
    Welcome, daylight; we shall have warm work on't.   --Dryden.
 6. Being well off as to property, or in good circumstances; forehanded; rich.  [Colloq.]
    Warm householders, every one of them.   --W. Irving.
    You shall have a draft upon him, payable at sight: and let me tell you he as warm a man as any within five miles round him.   --Goldsmith.
 7. In children's games, being near the object sought for; hence, being close to the discovery of some person, thing, or fact concealed.  [Colloq.]
    Here, indeed, young Mr. Dowse was getting =\“warm,” ░░ children say at blindman's buff.\=   --Black.
 8. Paint. Having yellow or red for a basis, or in their composition; -- said of colors, and opposed to cold which is of blue and its compounds.
 Syn: -- Ardent; zealous; fervent; glowing; enthusiastic; cordial; keen; violent; furious; hot.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Warm, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Warmed p. pr. & vb. n. Warming.]
 1. To communicate a moderate degree of heat to; to render warm; to supply or furnish heat to; as, a stove warms an apartment.
    Then shall it [an ash tree] be for a man to burn; for he will take thereof and warm himself.   --Isa. xliv 15
    Enough to warm, but not enough to burn.   --Longfellow.
 2. To make engaged or earnest; to interest; to engage; to excite ardor or zeal; to enliven.
    I formerly warmed my head with reading controversial writings.   --Pope.
    Bright hopes, that erst bosom warmed.   --Keble.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Warm v. i.
 1. To become warm, or moderately heated; as, the earth soon warms in a clear day summer.
    There shall not be a coal to warm at.   --Isa. xlvii. 14.
 2. To become ardent or animated; as, the speakewarms as he proceeds.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of
             heat or imparting or maintaining heat; "a warm body";
             "a warm room"; "a warm climate"; "a warm coat" [ant: cool]
      2: psychologically warm; friendly and responsive; "a warm
         greeting"; "a warm personality"; "warm support" [ant: cool]
      3: (color) inducing the impression of warmth; used especially
         of reds and oranges and yellows; "warm reds and yellows
         and orange" [ant: cool]
      4: having or displaying warmth or affection; "affectionate
         children"; "caring parents"; "a fond embrace"; "fond of
         his nephew"; "a tender glance"; "a warm embrace" [syn: affectionate,
          caring, fond, lovesome, tender]
      5: freshly made or left; "a warm trail"; "the scent is warm"
         [syn: strong]
      6: easily aroused or excited; "a quick temper"; "a warm temper"
         [syn: quick]
      7: characterized by strong enthusiasm; "ardent
         revolutionaries"; "warm support" [syn: ardent]
      8: characterized by liveliness or excitement or disagreement;
         "a warm debate"
      9: uncomfortable because of possible danger or trouble; "made
         things warm for the bookies"
      10: of a seeker; near to the object sought; "you're getting
          warm"; "hot on the trail" [syn: hot]
      adv : in a warm manner; "warmly dressed"; "warm-clad skiers" [syn:
      v 1: get warm or warmer; "The soup warmed slowly on the stove"
           [syn: warm up]
      2: make warm or warmer; "The blanket will warm you"