Entry from British & World English dictionary
(Of liquid) at body temperature; moderately warm: most days started and ended with a dip in the blood-warm sea
More example sentences
- Water ran between her foot and her sandal, blood-warm but strangely soothing.
- In the Devonian Age, 360 million years ago, the first amphibians crawled out of the blood-warm sea, and began to breathe the damp air of the ancient wetlands.
- He applied oil to his shrunken withers before bobbing down the track for his morning dip in the blood-warm brine.
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