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Meaning of HOT by Wiktionary Dictionary

HOT


    Initialism

    HOT

    1. Hybrid orientation technique
    2. High-output turbo

    Anagrams

    • tho, tho', thô


Explanation of HOT by Wordnet Dictionary

HOT


    Adjective
    1. marked by excited activity

    2. a hot week on the stock market
    3. charged or energized with electricity

    4. a hot wire
    5. having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity

    6. hot fuel rods
      a hot laboratory
    7. of a seeker

    8. you are hot
    9. having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm

    10. hot for travel
    11. very fast

    12. a hot sports car
      got off to a hot start
      in hot pursuit
      a red-hot line drive
    13. newly made

    14. a hot scent
    15. very good

    16. he's hot at math but not so hot at history
    17. used of physical heat

    18. hot stove
      hot water
      a hot August day
      a hot stuffy room
      she's hot and tired
      a hot forehead
    19. extended meanings

    20. a hot temper
      a hot topic
      a hot new book
      a hot love affair
      a hot argument
    21. recently stolen or smuggled

    22. hot merchandise
      a hot car
    23. having or bringing unusually good luck

    24. hot at craps
      the dice are hot tonight
    25. newest or most recent

    26. news hot off the press
      red-hot information
    27. very unpleasant or even dangerous

    28. make it hot for him
      in the hot seat
      in hot water
    29. very popular or successful

    30. one of the hot young talents
      cabbage patch dolls were hot last season
    31. sexually excited or exciting

    32. was hot for her
      hot pants
    33. performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy

    34. a hot drummer
      he's hot tonight
    35. producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves

    36. hot salsa
      jalapeno peppers are very hot
    37. characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement

    38. the fighting became hot and heavy
      a hot engagement
    39. wanted by the police

    40. a hot suspect
    41. bold and intense

    42. hot pink


    Definition of HOT by GCIDE Dictionary

    HOT


    1. Hight v. t. & i. [imp. Hight, Hot p. p. Hight, Hote Hoten See Hote.] [OE. heiten, highten, haten, hoten; also hight, hatte, hette, is called, was called, AS. hātan to call, name, be called, to command, promise; also hātte is called, was called; akin to G. heissen to call, be called, bid, Goth. haitan to call, in the passive, to be called.]
      1. To be called or named. [Archaic & Poetic.]

      ☞ In the form hight, it is used in a passive sense as a present, meaning is called or named, also as a preterite, was called or named. This form has also been used as a past participle. See Hote.

      The great poet of Italy,

      That highte Dante. Chaucer.

      Bright was her hue, and Geraldine she hight. Surrey.

      Entered then into the church the Reverend Teacher.

      Father he hight, and he was, in the parish. Longfellow.

      Childe Harold was he hight. Byron.

      2. To command; to direct; to impel. [Obs.]

      But the sad steel seized not where it was hight

      Upon the child, but somewhat short did fall. Spenser.

      3. To commit; to intrust. [Obs.]

      Yet charge of them was to a porter hight. Spenser.

      4. To promise. [Obs.]

      He had hold his day, as he had hight. Chaucer.

    2. Hot imp. & p. p. of Hote. [Obs.] Spenser.

    3. Hot a. [Compar. Hotter ; superl. Hottest] [OE. hot, hat, AS. hāt; akin to OS. hēt, D. heet, OHG. heiz, G. heiss, Icel. heitr, Sw. het, Dan. heed, hed; cf. Goth. heitō fever, hais torch. Cf. Heat.]
      1. Having much sensible heat; exciting the feeling of warmth in a great degree; very warm; -- opposed to cold, and exceeding warm in degree; as, “a hot stove; hot water or air.” “A hotvenison pasty.” Shak.

      2. Characterized by heat, ardor, or animation; easily excited; firely; vehement; passionate; violent; eager.

      Achilles is impatient, hot, and revengeful. Dryden.

      There was mouthing in hot haste. Byron.

      3. Lustful; lewd; lecherous. Shak.

      4. Acrid; biting; pungent; as, “hot as mustard”.

      Hot bed ( Iron Manuf. ), an iron platform in a rolling mill, on which hot bars, rails, etc., are laid to cool. -- Hot wall ( Gardening ), a wall provided with flues for the conducting of heat, to hasten the growth of fruit trees or the ripening of fruit. -- Hot well ( Condensing Engines ), a receptacle for the hot water drawn from the condenser by the air pump. This water is returned to the boiler, being drawn from the hot well by the feed pump. -- In hot water ( Fig. ), in trouble; in difficulties. [Colloq.]

      Syn. -- Burning; fiery; fervid; glowing; eager; animated; brisk; vehement; precipitate; violent; furious; ardent; fervent; impetuous; irascible; passionate; hasty; excitable.

    4. Hote v. t. & i. [pres. & imp. Hatte Hot etc.; p. p. Hote, Hoten Hot, etc. See Hight, Hete.]
      1. To command; to enjoin. [Obs.] Piers Plowman.

      2. To promise. [Obs.] Chaucer.

      3. To be called; to be named. [Obs.]

      There as I was wont to hote Arcite,

      Now hight I Philostrate, not worth a mite. Chaucer.

    5. Hote v. t. & i. [pres. & imp. Hatte Hot etc.; p. p. Hote, Hoten Hot, etc. See Hight, Hete.]
      1. To command; to enjoin. [Obs.] Piers Plowman.

      2. To promise. [Obs.] Chaucer.

      3. To be called; to be named. [Obs.]

      There as I was wont to hote Arcite,

      Now hight I Philostrate, not worth a mite. Chaucer.