warming has definitions from the fields of meteorology,physics
1
[ adjective ] imparting heat

Examples

"a warming fire"

Used in print

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

Furthermore - and this , to me , strikes an especially warming note - it shall avail the vandals naught to throw_away or dispose of their loot .

Related terms

warm

2
[ noun ] (physics) the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature

Synonyms

heating

3
[ adjective ] producing the sensation of heat when applied to the body

Synonyms

calefacient

Examples

"a mustard plaster is calefacient"

Related terms

hot

4
[ noun ] (meteorology) warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt

Synonyms

thaw thawing melting

Examples

"they welcomed the spring thaw"

Related terms

weather thaw

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