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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Warm·er n. One who, or that which, warms.

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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room [syn: heater]