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warm Idioms & Phrases


bench warmer

  • noun (sports) a substitute who seldom plays
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global warming

  • noun an increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)
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greenhouse warming

  • noun warming that results when solar radiation is trapped by the atmosphere; caused by atmospheric gases that allow sunshine to pass through but absorb heat that is radiated back from the warmed surface of the earth
    greenhouse effect.
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warm front

  • noun the front of an advancing mass of warmer air
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warm the bench

  • verb be out of the game
    ride the bench.
    • Miller was riding the bench in Saturday's game
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warm to

  • verb become excited about
    • He warmed to the idea of a trip to Antarctica
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warm up

  • verb run until the normal working temperature is reached
    • We warmed up the car for a few minutes
  • verb become more friendly or open
    • She warmed up after we had lunch together
  • verb get warm or warmer
    warm.
    • The soup warmed slowly on the stove
  • verb cause to do preliminary exercises so as to stretch the muscles
    • The coach warmed up the players before the game
  • verb make one's body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activity
    limber up; loosen up.
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warm-blooded

  • adjective having warm blood (in animals whose body temperature is internally regulated)
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Warm"-blood`ed adjective
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  1. (Physiol.) Having warm blood; -- applied especially to those animals, as birds and mammals, which have warm blood, or, more properly, the power of maintaining a nearly uniform temperature whatever the temperature of the surrounding air. See Homoiothermal.
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warm-hearted

Warm"-heart`ed adjective
Definitions
  1. Having strong affection; cordial; sincere; hearty; sympathetic. -- Warm"-heart`ed*ness, n.
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warm-toned

  • adjective satellite used of music
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warm-up

  • noun exercising in preparation for strenuous activity
    prolusion; tune-up.
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warming pan

  • noun a long-handled covered pan holding live coals to warm a bed
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