|1.||[ noun ] (physics) the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature|
|Related terms:||temperature_change thaw boiling overheating radiant_heating induction_heating global_warming warm|
|2.||[ adjective ] serving to heat|
"a heating pad is calefactory"
|3.||[ noun ] utility to warm a building|
|Synonyms:||heating_plant heat heating_system|
"the heating system wasn't working" "they have radiant heating"
|Related terms:||utility central_heating gas_heat panel_heating steam_heat building boiler radiator heat|