heat vs wake what difference

what is difference between heat and wake

English

Pronunciation

  • enPR: hēt, IPA(key): /hiːt/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /hit/, [çit]
  • Rhymes: -iːt

Etymology 1

From Middle English hete, from Old English hǣte, hǣtu (heat, warmth; fervor, ardor), from Proto-Germanic *haitį̄ (heat), from Proto-Indo-European *kayd-, a derived form of *kay- (heat; hot).

Cognate with Scots hete (heat), North Frisian hiet (heat), Old High German heizī (heat). Related also to Dutch hitte (heat), German Hitze (heat), Swedish hetta (heat), Icelandic hiti (heat).

Noun

heat (countable and uncountable, plural heats)

  1. (uncountable) Thermal energy.
    • 2007, James Shipman, Jerry Wilson, Aaron Todd, An Introduction to Physical Science: Twelfth Edition, pages 106–108:
      Heat and temperature, although different, are intimately related. […] For example, suppose you added equal amounts of heat to equal masses of iron and aluminum. How do you think their temperatures would change? [] if the temperature of the iron increased by 100 C°, the corresponding temperature change in the aluminum would be only 48 C°.
  2. (uncountable) The condition or quality of being hot.
  3. (uncountable) An attribute of a spice that causes a burning sensation in the mouth.
  4. (uncountable) A period of intensity, particularly of emotion.
    Synonyms: passion, vehemence
  5. (uncountable) An undesirable amount of attention.
  6. (uncountable, slang) The police.
  7. (uncountable, slang) One or more firearms.
  8. (countable, baseball) A fastball.
  9. (uncountable) A condition where a mammal is aroused sexually or where it is especially fertile and therefore eager to mate.
  10. (countable) A preliminary race, used to determine the participants in a final race
  11. (countable) (by extension) A stage in a competition, not necessarily a sporting one; a round.
  12. (countable) One cycle of bringing metal to maximum temperature and working it until it is too cool to work further.
  13. (countable) A hot spell.
  14. (uncountable) Heating system; a system that raises the temperature of a room or building.
  15. (uncountable) The output of a heating system.
  16. (countable) A violent action unintermitted; a single effort.
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English heten, from Old English hǣtan (to heat; become hot), from Proto-Germanic *haitijaną (to heat, make hot).

Verb

heat (third-person singular simple present heats, present participle heating, simple past and past participle heated or (dialectal) het)

  1. (transitive) To cause an increase in temperature of (an object or space); to cause to become hot (often with “up”).
    I’ll heat up the water.
  2. (intransitive) To become hotter.
    There’s a pot of soup heating on the stove.
  3. (transitive, figuratively) To excite or make hot by action or emotion; to make feverish.
  4. (transitive, figuratively) To excite ardour in; to rouse to action; to excite to excess; to inflame, as the passions.
  5. (transitive, slang) To arouse, to excite (sexually).
    The massage heated her up.
Derived terms
Synonyms
  • stoke
  • warm up
  • heat up; hot up, hot
Translations

Anagrams

  • Thea, eath, haet, hate, heta

Swedish

Etymology

From English heat.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhiːt/
  • Homophone: hit

Noun

heat n

  1. (sports) A heat, a preliminary race, used to determine the participants in a final race

Declension

Anagrams

  • Thea, heta


English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /weɪk/
  • Homophone: Wake
  • Rhymes: -eɪk

Etymology 1

A merger of two verbs of similar form and meaning:

  • Middle English waken, Old English wacan, from Proto-Germanic *wakaną.
  • Middle English wakien, Old English wacian, from Proto-West Germanic *wakēn, from Proto-Germanic *wakāną.

Verb

wake (third-person singular simple present wakes, present participle waking, simple past woke or waked, past participle woken or waked or (now colloquial) woke)

  1. (intransitive) (often followed by up) To stop sleeping.
    • 1898, J. Meade Falkner, Moonfleet Chapter 4
      How long I slept I cannot tell, for I had nothing to guide me to the time, but woke at length, and found myself still in darkness.
  2. (transitive) (often followed by up) To make somebody stop sleeping; to rouse from sleep.
  3. (transitive, figuratively) To put in motion or action; to arouse; to excite.
    • 1880, John Richard Green, History of the English People
      Even Richard’s crusade woke little interest in his island realm.
  4. (intransitive, figuratively) To be excited or roused up; to be stirred up from a dormant, torpid, or inactive state; to be active.
  5. To watch, or sit up with, at night, as a dead body.
  6. To be or remain awake; not to sleep.
    • , Book II, Chapter I
      I cannot think any time, waking or sleeping, without being sensible of it.
  7. (obsolete) To be alert; to keep watch
  8. (obsolete) To sit up late for festive purposes; to hold a night revel.
Derived terms
  • bewake
  • wake up and smell the ashes
  • wake up and smell the coffee
  • wake up and smell the roses
Related terms
  • wacken
Translations

Noun

wake (plural wakes)

  1. (obsolete, poetic) The act of waking, or state of being awake.
    • 1677, John Dryden, All for Love
      Singing her flatteries to my morning wake.
  2. The state of forbearing sleep, especially for solemn or festive purposes; a vigil.
    • The warlike wakes continued all the night, / And funeral games played at new returning light.

Derived terms

  • wakeful
  • wakeless
  • wakesome

Etymology 2

From Old English wacu, from Proto-Germanic *wakō.

Noun

wake (plural wakes)

  1. A period after a person’s death before or after the body is buried, cremated, etc.; in some cultures accompanied by a party and/or collectively sorting through the deceased’s personal effects.
    • Section 14(1)(a), Infectious Diseases Act (Cap. 137, R. Ed. 2003)
      Where any person has died whilst being, or suspected of being, a case or carrier or contact of an infectious disease, the Director may by order prohibit the conduct of a wake over the body of that person or impose such conditions as he thinks fit on the conduct of such wake []
  2. (historical, Church of England) A yearly parish festival formerly held in commemoration of the dedication of a church. Originally, prayers were said on the evening preceding, and hymns were sung during the night, in the church; subsequently, these vigils were discontinued, and the day itself, often with succeeding days, was occupied in rural pastimes and exercises, attended by eating and drinking.
    • 1523–1525, Jean Froissart, John Bourchier, 2nd Baron Berners (translator), Froissart’s Chronicles
      Great solemnities were made in all churches, and great fairs and wakes throughout all England.
    • And every village smokes at wakes with lusty cheer.
  3. A number of vultures assembled together.
Synonyms
  • death watch
Translations
See also
  • arval, arvel
  • shiva, shivah

Etymology 3

Probably from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch wake, from or akin to Old Norse vǫk (a hole in the ice) ( > Danish våge, Icelandic vök), from Proto-Germanic *wakwō (wetness), from Proto-Indo-European *wegʷ- (moist, wet).

Noun

wake (plural wakes)

  1. The path left behind a ship on the surface of the water.
  2. The turbulent air left behind a flying aircraft.
  3. (figuratively) The area behind something, typically a rapidly moving object.
    • 1826, Thomas De Quincey, Lessing (published in Blackwood’s Magazine)
      This effect followed immediately in the wake of his earliest exertions.
    • 1857-1859, William Makepeace Thackeray, The Virginians
      Several humbler persons [] formed quite a procession in the dusty wake of his chariot wheels.
Translations
Derived terms
  • wakeboarding
  • wakeskater
  • wakeskating
  • wake turbulence
  • wake vortex
See also
  • in the wake of
  • wakes

Related terms

  • wait
  • watch

Anagrams

  • weak, weka

Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *waka, from Proto-Germanic *wakō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋaː.kə/

Noun

wake f (plural waken)

  1. A wake (a gathering to remember a dead person).

Verb

wake

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of waken

Japanese

Romanization

wake

  1. Rōmaji transcription of わけ

Middle English

Adjective

wake

  1. Alternative form of woke

Swahili

Noun

wake

  1. plural of mke

Adjective

wake

  1. M class inflected form of -ake.
  2. U class inflected form of -ake.
  3. Wa class inflected form of -ake.

Torres Strait Creole

Etymology

From Meriam wakey.

Noun

wake

  1. (eastern dialect) thigh, upper leg

Synonyms

  • dokap (western dialect)

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