Calefaction

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Calefaction->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ increase of temperature
increase of temperature
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ heating
heating
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ calefaction
calefaction
tepefaction
torrefaction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ melting
melting
fusion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ liquefaction
liquefaction
&c. 335
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ burning
burning
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ambustion
ambustion
combustion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ incension|
incension|
accension
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ concremation
concremation
cremation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ scorification
scorification
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ cautery
cautery
cauterization
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ustulation
ustulation
calcination
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ incineration
incineration
cineration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ carbonization
carbonization
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ cupellation
cupellation
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ignition
ignition
inflammation
adustion
flagration|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ deflagration
deflagration
conflagration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ empyrosis
empyrosis
incendiarism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ arson
arson
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ auto dafe
auto dafe
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ boiling
boiling
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ coction
coction
ebullition
estuation
elixation|
decoction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ ebullioscope
ebullioscope
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ geyser
geyser
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ furnace
furnace
&c. 386
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ blanket
blanket
flannel
fur
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ wadding
wadding
&c.(lining) 224
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ clothing
clothing
&c. 225
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ match
match
&c.(fuel) 388
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ incendiary
incendiary
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ petroleuse
petroleuse
=>(biological effects resembling the effects of heat)
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ biological effects resembling the effects of heat
=>(substances causing a burning sensation and damage on skin or tissue)
cauterizer
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ caustic
caustic
lunar caustic
apozem
moxa
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ aqua fortis
aqua fortis
aqua regia
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ catheretic
catheretic
nitric acid
nitrochloro-hydric acid
nitromuriatic acid
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ radium
radium
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ sunstroke
sunstroke
coup de soleil
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ insolation
insolation
=>(artifacts requiring heat in their manufacture)
GRP: \\ N \\ artifacts requiring heat in their manufacture
Sgm: \\ N \\ artifacts requiring heat in their manufacture \\ pottery
pottery
ceramics
crockery
porcelain
china
Sgm: \\ N \\ artifacts requiring heat in their manufacture \\ earthenware
earthenware
stoneware
Sgm: \\ N \\ artifacts requiring heat in their manufacture \\ pot
pot
mug
terra cotta
brick
clinker
=>(products of combustion)
GRP: \\ N \\ products of combustion
Sgm: \\ N \\ products of combustion \\ cinder
cinder
ash
scoriae
embers
Sgm: \\ N \\ products of combustion \\ slag
slag
=>(products of heating organic materials)
GRP: \\ N \\ products of heating organic materials
Sgm: \\ N \\ products of heating organic materials \\ coke
coke
carbon
charcoal
Sgm: \\ N \\ products of heating organic materials \\ wood alcohol
wood alcohol
turpentine
tea tree oil
Sgm: \\ N \\ products of heating organic materials \\ gasoline
gasoline
kerosene
naptha
fuel oil
=>(fuel)
???>388
Sgm: \\ N \\ products of heating organic materials \\ wax
wax
parafin
Sgm: \\ N \\ products of heating organic materials \\ residue
residue
tar
GRP: \\ N \\ 10
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ inflammability
inflammability
combustibility
=>(Transmission of heat)
GRP: \\ N \\ Transmission of heat
Sgm: \\ N \\ Transmission of heat \\ diathermancy
diathermancy
transcalency
PARAG:Calefaction->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ heat
heat
warm
chafe
stive
foment
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make hot
make hot
&c. 382
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ sun oneself
sun oneself
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ fire
fire
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ set fire to
set fire to
set on fire
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ kindle
kindle
enkindle
light
ignite
strike a light
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ apply the match to
apply the match to
apply the torch to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ rekindle
rekindle
relume
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ fan the flame
fan the flame
add fuel to the flame
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ poke the fire
poke the fire
stir the fire
blow the fire
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ make a bonfire of
make a bonfire of
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ melt
melt
thaw
fuse
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ liquefy
liquefy
&c. 335
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ burn
burn
inflame
roast
toast
fry
grill
singe
parch
bake
torrefy
scorch
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ brand
brand
cauterize
sear
burn in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ corrode
corrode
char
calcine
incinerate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ smelt
smelt
scorify
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ reduce to ashes
reduce to ashes
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ burn to a cinder
burn to a cinder
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ commit to the flames
commit to the flames
consign to the flames
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ boil
boil
digest
stew
cook
seethe
scald
parboil
simmer
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ do to rags
do to rags
GRP: \\ V \\ 6
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ take fire
take fire
catch fire
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ blaze
blaze
&c.(flame) 382
PARAG:Calefaction->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ heated
heated
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ molten
molten
sodden
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ rΓchauffΓ
rΓchauffΓ
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ heating
heating
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ adust
adust
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ inflammable
inflammable
combustible
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ diathermal
diathermal
diathermanous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ burnt
burnt
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ volcanic
volcanic
radioactive

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • caléfaction — [ kalefaksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe; bas lat. calefactio, de calefacere « chauffer » ♦ Didact. Action de chauffer; résultat de cette action. Phys. Phénomène par lequel une goutte de liquide projetée sur une plaque de métal fortement chauffée prend une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Calefaction — comes from the Latin calor meaning heated , and facere to make. Generally, that it what the terms means: to heat, or make heated. In the modern sciences, the term calefaction shows up occasionally in relation to the fields of cryogenics, geology …   Wikipedia

  • Calefaction — Caléfaction La caléfaction ( du latin calefacere : chauffer) est un phénomène d isolation thermique d un liquide par rapport à une surface chauffante ayant atteint une température seuil Ts supérieure à la température d ébullition du liquide… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • caléfaction — CALÉFACTION. sub. fém. Terme didactique. Chaleur causée par l action du feu. Cette préparation se fait par une légère caléfaction …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Calefaction — Cal e*fac tion, n. [L. calefactio: cf. F. cal[ e]faction.] 1. The act of warming or heating; the production of heat in a body by the action of fire, or by communication of heat from other bodies. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being heated. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calefaction — (v. lat.), Erwärmung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • calefaction — [kal΄ə fak′shən] n. [L calefactio < calefacere: see CALEFACIENT] 1. the act of heating 2. the state of being made warm …   English World dictionary

  • Caléfaction — Cliquez sur une vignette pour l’agrandir La caléfaction (du latin calefacere : chauffer) est un phénomène d isolation thermique d un liquide par rapport à une surface chauffante ayant atteint une température seuil Ts supérieure à la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • CALÉFACTION — s. f. T. didactique. Chaleur causée par l action du feu. Cette préparation se fait par une légère caléfaction. Il est peu usité …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • calefaction — calefactive, adj. /kal euh fak sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of heating. 2. a heated state. [1540 50; < L calefaction (s. of calefactio) a making warm, equiv. to cale warm (s. of calere to be warm) + faction a making; see FACTION] * * * …   Universalium

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