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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.
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You will be oblivious to its outstanding natural beauty, charming capital city, fierce national pride and all-round welcoming warmness - and its strange cuisine.
The chapters dealing with his success and subsequent depression are both sensitive and brutal, sparing the reader nothing, while reminding them of the humour and warmness that Milligan was capable of.
110) Excluded are simple psychological responses to stimuli such as fear, warmness, and hunger; the mental processes that produce muscular movements; and one's will or faculty for choice.
There's a friendliness and a warmness,'' said Black who joined the church in 1962.
When African American students are able to be a part of an institution, which promotes institutional warmness, they achieve at higher levels and successfully matriculate through their programs of study (Swchwitzer.
The warmness has a calming effect on me when I am anxious.
I could tell you that from the first moment I walked through the door I felt a warmness that I had never felt in my 12 years of practice," Bethel said, adding that being a minority lawyer in a majority firm can be a lonely experience in that she never saw "another person who looked like me, who talked like me, who knew who Virgil Hawkins was, who knew what June-teenth Day is, who knew when Black History Month was.
23) Partial to Stevenson at first in 1960, White was soon won over by Kennedy's bearing and style and by the warmness he displayed toward him personally.
I'll remember that as the golden hand of Linda Jones, her definite warmness was felt by me in conversation and I'm sure it got through to the dog.
The jurors thought the interior was open and sunny and had a sense of warmness.
Lost in thought, Peggy forgot to test the water's warmness before picking up the towel from the face bowl.
At this juncture the text goes into a long discourse on Presocratic and Aristotelian theories on sex: that it is the warmness or coldness of the womb that influences sex in the foetus; that it is the amount and heat of sperm in the man, the more and the hotter producing male offspring, less and colder female; that it is the side of the body the sperm comes from, right producing male, left female; that if the wind is blowing from the north the foetus will be male, if from the south it will be female, because southern winds carry more moisture and heat and thus cook the foetus in the womb more quickly.