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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property of being warming.

Usage examples (12)
  • "I await your response, youth," said the second of the Priests, "or else your calefaction."
  • “I await your response, youth,” said the second of the Priests, “or else your calefaction.”
  • When the ingenious musician withdrew the bull's horn from his mouth, and paused after his labours in a state of extreme calefaction, murmurs of applause ran all round...
  • For, though fire by heating, both liquefies and rarefies, there are not two powers in fire, one of liquefaction, the other of rarefaction: and fire produces all such actions by... for more
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