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hot

1. having a relatively high temperature
2. Ball games (of a ball) thrown or struck hard, and so difficult to respond to
3. Informal having a dangerously high level of radioactivity
4. (of a colour) intense; striking
5. Informal at a dangerously high electric potential
6. Physics having an energy level higher than that of the ground state
7. Jazz slang arousing great excitement or enthusiasm by inspired improvisation, strong rhythms, etc.
8. (in various searching or guessing games) very near the answer or object to be found
9. Metallurgy (of a process) at a sufficiently high temperature for metal to be in a soft workable state

Hot

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

The signs are numbered from 1 to 12 according to their order in the zodiac (e.g., from Aries, 1, to Pisces, 12). Hot and cold made up one of the sets of categories utilized in premodern physics, and the ancients classified all odd-numbered signs (all fire and air signs) as hot. Traditionally, the Sun and Mars were also considered to be hot, while Jupiter and Venus were regarded as warm (an intermediate category). The terms hot and cold are rarely used in modern astrology.

What does it mean when you dream about being hot?

Passion, warm feelings. If something in a dream is so hot that it burns, it can indicate painful feelings. Also note various idiomatic uses of hot, such as “hot headed,” “being in hot water,” the “hot seat,” and “hot air.”

hot

[hät]
(electricity)
(physics)
Having or charged with high energy, such as high thermal energy or a high level of radioactivity.

hot

Active; used; in operation. See hot backup, hot definition, hot desking, hot docking, hot file, hot fix, hot link, hot restart, hot spare, hot standby and hot swap.
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Definition 2: A network can be defined as G = (V, E, H), where V is the node set in the network, E is the edge set and H is the hotness set of nodes.
MARKET SNAPSHOT Hotness Ranking: 58 (of 75 markets) Top 5 Builders: Leading home builders by permits and market share for the St.
While the northern and east northern parts of are the most to accept solar energy as they are more exposed to the hotness of the sun.
He asked a five member panel how much sugar water it took to douse the hotness of a pepper.
Don't get carried away by the newness and the hotness of this marketplace.
Piquin peppers are also not as hot: Tabasco peppers rank near the top of the scale in terms of spiciness--30,000 to 50,000 heat units (HU's) on the Scoville scale, which was developed by Wilbur Scoville in 1912 as a test to measure the hotness of different peppers.
It doesn't necessarily follow that the largest markets in this category are also the fastest growing, however--Las Vegas, for example, shoots to the top spot in the Outlook Study's market hotness index, followed by Boise, Idaho; Raleigh, North Carolina; Phoenix; Charlotte, North Carolina; Atlanta; Orlando, Florida; Sarasota, Florida; Austin, Texas; and Denver (see Figure 2).
It doesn't burn as hot, and it takes about three times longer to reach that hotness," Wilkie says.
1 on its Market Hotness list, which measures per capita home-building.
What MOMA in fact presented was a body of painters each seeking to proclaim his or her hotness by appropriating the scale and idiom it was Schnabel's historical mission to have hit upon as what must be expected if an artist is truly hot.
The warning signs of breast cancer are a "persistent lump in the breast that may feel different from another breast tissue, one or more lumps in the armpit, changes in breast shape or size, breast skin changes such as redness, dimpling, hotness, visible veins or itching, nipple changes such as nipple turning inward, scaling or abnormal discharge, and nipple pain", she pointed out.
You will feel its hotness the instant it reaches your tastebuds.