warm

(redirected from warming)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

warm

providing a sensation of approximately body heat.

warm water blanket
a device containing circulating warm water; used to apply heat in the prevention or treatment of hypothermia.
warm receptors
are not specifically identifiable but a given temperature receptor will respond to warm or cold stimuli but not both.
References in periodicals archive ?
The standard measures the percentage of patients for "whom either active warming was used intraoperatively for the purpose of maintaining normothermia or who had at least one body temperature equal to or greater than 96.
Conclusion: based on the available evidence, there is little reason to believe the current warming trend will lead to the extinction of polar bears.
Most scientists believe that the warming results largely from pollution.
In 2003, the scientific journal Nature published an article that stated that global warming is causing many animals to shift their habitat ranges.
While most climate experts agree that humans are warming the planet, debate continues about how much of an impact it is having.
So, melting may progress much farther than it did during earlier interglacial periods, when that warming influence wasn't in place.
2] methane, soot exacerbates asthma and other diseases, so reductions could produce health benefits while reducing global warming.
On a 100-year time-scale, this and similar models were predicting a warming of about 1.
Vehicles and buildings are two of the biggest contributors to global warming pollution," said Matt Petersen, President of Global Green USA.
A report by economist Sir Nicholas Stern suggests that global warming could shrink the global economy by 20%.
Efforts to stop global warming always seem designed to do more damage than global warming ever could.
He and his colleagues speculate that a warming climate in recent decades has increased the average duration of open-water habitats, a phenomenon beneficial to some organisms and detrimental to others.