Having a high degree of heat or a high temperature
Very easily; without any resistance or difficulty
(Of an athlete or team) suddenly become effective
Empty talk that is intended to impress
An overheated axle box or journal box
Involving hot dipping; used for or applied by hot dipping.
A frankfurter, especially one served hot in a long, soft roll and topped with various condiments
A key or a combination of keys providing quick access to a particular function within a program
A microphone that is turned on, in particular one that amplifies or broadcasts a spoken remark that is intended to be private
A casserole of meat and vegetables, typically with a covering layer of sliced potato
A motor vehicle that has been specially modified to give it extra power and speed
A power saw for cutting hot metal, such as rails and bars still hot from rolling.
(In metalworking) a chisel used for cutting iron or other metal while hot from the forge, often having a long handle perpendicular to the head by which it is held while struck, and typically made of less hard metal than a cold chisel.
A very reliable prediction or piece of inside information
A refractory container for holding a reservoir of molten metal at the top of a mould during the solidification of an ingot, which can supply metal to fill the space lost by contraction of the ingot as it cools and thereby prevent pipe.
A large tub filled with hot aerated water used for recreation or physical therapy
A war with active military hostilities
(Of a substance) so hot as to glow red
soaking in the hot tub
(Of water) hot, but not too hot to put one’s hands into
A pain felt in the hands when they are warmed after being very cold.
An atom that has a very high kinetic or internal energy, usually as a result of a nuclear process.
The practice of preheating the air forced into a blast furnace in order to improve the efficiency of working of the furnace; the blast of hot air so used.
An impetuous, rash, or reckless person.
In plural on hot bricks: in a state of anxiety, agitation, or restlessness. Chiefly in similative phrase like a cat on hot bricks.
An electrically heated hairbrush, designed to give curl and extra body to hair.
(In a semi-diesel engine) an uncooled chamber connected to the cylinder head which is maintained at a sufficiently high temperature to vaporize fuel oil injected into it prior to compression in the cylinder; any mass of metal that performs the same function in such an engine; frequently attributive.
A bunk or bed which is used by different people in turn, especially as part of a daily shift system.
US slang = electric chair; compare sense A. 9h.
A heated comb, especially one used to straighten curly hair.
An intensified form of: ‘damn!’; expressing anger, alarm, excitement, etc.
A date with someone, offering prospects of a sexual encounter or a romantic relationship.
(In an office) a desk allocated to a worker when required or on a rotating system, rather than belonging to a particular worker
To make by hot drawing, to draw while hot.
(Of oil) extracted or expressed with the aid of heat; (of wire, tubing, etc.) obtained by hot drawing.
A sudden feeling of feverish heat, typically as a symptom of menopause
A pipe for hot water or steam.
British term for hot flash.
Designating printing machines and processes in which a thin layer of material (typically metal or plastic) is transferred to a surface by being stamped or pressed on to it using a heated die.
Chiefly with capital initials. = hot cockles.
A high-performance hatchback car
(Chiefly with reference to hoofed animals) with great speed or haste; also as adjective.
A lake of naturally hot water, typically heated by subterranean volcanic activity.
(A nickname for) an energetic or exciting jazz trumpeter.
A hot and molten form of a substance which is usually solid at room temperature; (in later use also) an adhesive, coating, etc. which is applied in a heated molten state and which sets as it cools.
A person or thing that is spectacularly unsuccessful or disordered, especially one that is a source of peculiar fascination
A typesetting technique in which type is newly made each time from molten metal, cast by a composing machine
Capital that is frequently transferred between financial institutions in an attempt to maximize interest or capital gain