noun[mass noun] rare
The process of heating or warming.
- Such ecological alterations as have been observed as a result of the local calefaction of the river to date appear to be relatively inconsequential.
- It is entirely erroneous to say all calefaction is from solar rays directly.
- The calefaction point of water is 178°, and that of alcohol 128°.
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