Heartwood (n.) The hard, central part of the trunk of a tree, consisting of the old and matured wood, and usually differing in color from the outer layers. It is technically known as duramen, and distinguished from the softer sapwood or alburnum.
Heart-wounded (a.) Wounded to the heart with love or grief.
Hearty (superl.) Pertaining to, or proceeding from, the heart; warm; cordial; bold; zealous; sincere; willing; also, energetic; active; eager; as, a hearty welcome; hearty in supporting the government.
Hearty (superl.) Exhibiting strength; sound; healthy; firm; not weak; as, a hearty timber.
Hearty (superl.) Promoting strength; nourishing; rich; abundant; as, hearty food; a hearty meal.
Hearties (pl. ) of Hearty
Hearty (n.) Comrade; boon companion; good fellow; -- a term of familiar address and fellowship among sailors.
Heartyhale (a.) Good for the heart.
Heat (n.) A force in nature which is recognized in various effects, but especially in the phenomena of fusion and evaporation, and which, as manifested in fire, the sun's rays, mechanical action, chemical combination, etc., becomes directly known to us through the sense of feeling. In its nature heat is a mode if motion, being in general a form of molecular disturbance or vibration. It was formerly supposed to be a subtile, imponderable fluid, to which was given the name caloric.
Heat (n.) The sensation caused by the force or influence of heat when excessive, or above that which is normal to the human body; the bodily feeling experienced on exposure to fire, the sun's rays, etc.; the reverse of cold.
Heat (n.) High temperature, as distinguished from low temperature, or cold; as, the heat of summer and the cold of winter; heat of the skin or body in fever, etc.
Heat (n.) Indication of high temperature; appearance, condition, or color of a body, as indicating its temperature; redness; high color; flush; degree of temperature to which something is heated, as indicated by appearance, condition, or otherwise.
Heat (n.) A single complete operation of heating, as at a forge or in a furnace; as, to make a horseshoe in a certain number of heats.
Heat (n.) A violent action unintermitted; a single effort; a single course in a race that consists of two or more courses; as, he won two heats out of three.
Heat (n.) Utmost violence; rage; vehemence; as, the heat of battle or party.
Heat (n.) Agitation of mind; inflammation or excitement; exasperation.
Heat (n.) Animation, as in discourse; ardor; fervency.
Heat (n.) Sexual excitement in animals.
Heat (n.) Fermentation.
Heated (imp. & p. p.) of Heat
Heating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Heat
Heat (v. t.) To make hot; to communicate heat to, or cause to grow warm; as, to heat an oven or furnace, an iron, or the like.
Heat (v. t.) To excite or make hot by action or emotion; to make feverish.
Heat (v. t.) To excite ardor in; to rouse to action; to excite to excess; to inflame, as the passions.
Heat (v. i.) To grow warm or hot by the action of fire or friction, etc., or the communication of heat; as, the iron or the water heats slowly.
Heat (v. i.) To grow warm or hot by fermentation, or the development of heat by chemical action; as, green hay heats in a mow, and manure in the dunghill.
Heat (imp. & p. p.) Heated; as, the iron though heat red-hot.
Heater (n.) One who, or that which, heats.
Heater (n.) Any contrivance or implement, as a furnace, stove, or other heated body or vessel, etc., used to impart heat to something, or to contain something to be heated.
Heath (n.) A low shrub (Erica, / Calluna, vulgaris), with minute evergreen leaves, and handsome clusters of pink flowers. It is used in Great Britain for brooms, thatch, beds for the poor, and for heating ovens. It is also called heather, and ling.
Heath (n.) Also, any species of the genus Erica, of which several are European, and many more are South African, some of great beauty. See Illust. of Heather.
Heath (n.) A place overgrown with heath; any cheerless tract of country overgrown with shrubs or coarse herbage.
Heathclad (a.) Clad or crowned with heath.
Heathens (pl. ) of Heathen
Heathen (pl. ) of Heathen
Heathen (n.) An individual of the pagan or unbelieving nations, or those which worship idols and do not acknowledge the true God; a pagan; an idolater.
Heathen (n.) An irreligious person.
Heathen (a.) Gentile; pagan; as, a heathen author.
Heathen (a.) Barbarous; unenlightened; heathenish.
Heathen (a.) Irreligious; scoffing.
Heathendom (n.) That part of the world where heathenism prevails; the heathen nations, considered collectively.
Heathendom (n.) Heathenism.
Heathenesse (n.) Heathendom.
Heathenish (a.) Of or pertaining to the heathen; resembling or characteristic of heathens.
Heathenish (a.) Rude; uncivilized; savage; cruel.
Heathenish (a.) Irreligious; as, a heathenish way of living.
Heathenishly (adv.) In a heathenish manner.
Heathenishness (n.) The state or quality of being heathenish.
Heathenism (n.) The religious system or rites of a heathen nation; idolatry; paganism.
Heathenism (n.) The manners or morals usually prevalent in a heathen country; ignorance; rudeness; barbarism.
Heathenized (imp. & p. p.) of Heathenize
Heathenizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Heathenize
Heathenize (v. t.) To render heathen or heathenish.
Heathenness (n.) State of being heathen or like the heathen.
Heathenry (n.) The state, quality, or character of the heathen.
Heathenry (n.) Heathendom; heathen nations.
Heather (n.) Heath.
Heathery (a.) Heathy; abounding in heather; of the nature of heath.
Heathy (a.) Full of heath; abounding with heath; as, heathy land; heathy hills.
Heating (a.) That heats or imparts heat; promoting warmth or heat; exciting action; stimulating; as, heating medicines or applications.
Heatingly (adv.) In a heating manner; so as to make or become hot or heated.
Heatless (a.) Destitute of heat; cold.
Heaved (imp.) of Heave
Hove () of Heave
Heaved (p. p.) of Heave
Hove () of Heave
Hoven () of Heave
Heaving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Heave
Heave (v. t.) To cause to move upward or onward by a lifting effort; to lift; to raise; to hoist; -- often with up; as, the wave heaved the boat on land.
Heave (v. t.) To throw; to cast; -- obsolete, provincial, or colloquial, except in certain nautical phrases; as, to heave the lead; to heave the log.
Heave (v. t.) To force from, or into, any position; to cause to move; also, to throw off; -- mostly used in certain nautical phrases; as, to heave the ship ahead.
Heave (v. t.) To raise or force from the breast; to utter with effort; as, to heave a sigh.
Heave (v. t.) To cause to swell or rise, as the breast or bosom.
Heave (v. i.) To be thrown up or raised; to rise upward, as a tower or mound.
Heave (v. i.) To rise and fall with alternate motions, as the lungs in heavy breathing, as waves in a heavy sea, as ships on the billows, as the earth when broken up by frost, etc.; to swell; to dilate; to expand; to distend; hence, to labor; to struggle.
Heave (v. i.) To make an effort to raise, throw, or move anything; to strain to do something difficult.
Heave (v. i.) To make an effort to vomit; to retch; to vomit.
Heave (n.) An effort to raise something, as a weight, or one's self, or to move something heavy.
Heave (n.) An upward motion; a rising; a swell or distention, as of the breast in difficult breathing, of the waves, of the earth in an earthquake, and the like.
Heave (n.) A horizontal dislocation in a metallic lode, taking place at an intersection with another lode.
Heaven (n.) The expanse of space surrounding the earth; esp., that which seems to be over the earth like a great arch or dome; the firmament; the sky; the place where the sun, moon, and stars appear; -- often used in the plural in this sense.
Heaven (n.) The dwelling place of the Deity; the abode of bliss; the place or state of the blessed after death.
Heaven (n.) The sovereign of heaven; God; also, the assembly of the blessed, collectively; -- used variously in this sense, as in No. 2.
Heaven (n.) Any place of supreme happiness or great comfort; perfect felicity; bliss; a sublime or exalted condition; as, a heaven of delight.
Heavened (imp. & p. p.) of Heaven
Heavening (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Heaven
Heaven (v. t.) To place in happiness or bliss, as if in heaven; to beatify.
Heavenize (v. t.) To render like heaven or fit for heaven.
Heavenliness (n.) The state or quality of being heavenly.
Heavenly (a.) Pertaining to, resembling, or inhabiting heaven; celestial; not earthly; as, heavenly regions; heavenly music.
Heavenly (a.) Appropriate to heaven in character or happiness; perfect; pure; supremely blessed; as, a heavenly race; the heavenly, throng.
Heavenly (adv.) In a manner resembling that of heaven.
Heavenly (adv.) By the influence or agency of heaven.
Heavenlyminded (a.) Having the thoughts and affections placed on, or suitable for, heaven and heavenly objects; devout; godly; pious.
Heavenward (a & adv.) Toward heaven.
Heave offering () An offering or oblation heaved up or elevated before the altar, as the shoulder of the peace offering. See Wave offering.
Heaver (n.) One who, or that which, heaves or lifts; a laborer employed on docks in handling freight; as, a coal heaver.
Heaver (n.) A bar used as a lever.
Heaves (n.) A disease of horses, characterized by difficult breathing, with heaving of the flank, wheezing, flatulency, and a peculiar cough; broken wind.
Heavily (adv.) In a heavy manner; with great weight; as, to bear heavily on a thing; to be heavily loaded.
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