heating vs warming what difference

what is difference between heating and warming

English

Etymology

heat +‎ -ing

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhiːtɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -iːtɪŋ

Noun

heating (countable and uncountable, plural heatings)

  1. A system that raises the temperature of a room or building. Compare heater.
  2. The act of making something hot.
    The crucible was subjected to several heatings.

Derived terms

  • central heating

Translations

Adjective

heating (comparative more heating, superlative most heating)

  1. Causing heat.

Translations

Verb

heating

  1. present participle of heat

Anagrams

  • gahnite, gaineth, haeting


English

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)mɪŋ

Etymology 1

From Middle English warminge, warmynge, from Old English wærmiġende, wermende, wyrmende, present participle of Old English wyrman, wirman (to warm), equivalent to warm +‎ -ing.

Verb

warming

  1. present participle of warm

Etymology 2

From Middle English warmyng, warmynge, from Old English wærming, wirming, equivalent to warm +‎ -ing.

Noun

warming (plural warmings)

  1. A small rise in temperature.
  2. (slang) A beating; a thrashing.
    • 2017, Harry Goulding, A Grimsby Life – Part 1: Henry the Ninth (page 193)
      More than once had he caught me in the act and given me, as he put it, “a good warming,” with his hard hand so, however much I was tempted so to do, I steadfastly refrained.
Related terms
  • global warming
  • heart-warming
  • warming pan
  • warming up
Translations

References

  • warming at OneLook Dictionary Search

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