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English noun: heating

1. heating (process) the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature


Broader (hypernym)temperature change

Narrower (hyponym)boiling, global warming, induction heating, melt, melting, overheating, radiant heating, thaw, thawing

2. heating (artifact) utility to warm a building

SamplesThe heating system wasn't working.
They have radiant heating.

Synonymsheat, heating plant, heating system

Broader (hypernym)utility

Narrower (hyponym)central heating, gas heat, panel heating, steam heat, steam heating

Part holonymboiler, radiator, steam boiler

Part meronymbuilding, edifice

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