UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhiːtɪŋ/US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhitɪŋ/

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. the [stove, furnace] is having problems with heating
  2. specialize in heating and cooling
  3. pay [a fortune, too much] for heating
  4. heating in the winter is (so) expensive
  5. the [house, building] has [gas, electric] heating
  6. has [underfloor, central, seat] heating
  7. [home, electric, gas] heating
  8. the heating (up) of [liquids, food]
n as adj
  1. the [furnace, stove] is having heating problems
  2. heating and cooling systems
  3. [replace, repair] the heating element
  4. pay the heating bill
  5. the heating costs went (way) [up, down]
  6. use a heating pad
  7. home heating specialists
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [scalding, scorching, burning, intolerable] heat
  2. body heat
  3. in the summer heat
  4. [cook, put] (it) on (a) [high, low] heat
  5. [reduce, increase] the heat
  6. am dying in this heat
  7. this heat is killing me
  8. the heat of the day
  9. [fainted, collapsed] in the heat
  10. stand [closer to, near] the heat
  11. experiencing a wave of heat
  12. can't [bear, stand] this heat!
  13. can feel the heat of the [fire, stove, radiator]
  14. can feel the [fire's] heat
  15. through the exchange of heat
  16. turn [up, down] the heat (under)
  17. the heat is set to [68] degrees
  18. the heat in [Mexico] is
  19. in the heat of [passion, the moment, battle]
  20. the [dog, cat] is [in, on] heat
  21. the heat was on (for the gang)
  22. the heat is on to [find, finish, do]
  23. sport: the [regional, final] heats
  24. sport: took part in the [regional] heats of
  25. sport: was a [slow, fast, competitive] heat
  26. sport: [qualified from, won] her heat
n as adj
  1. heat transfer
  2. according to the heat index
  3. has heat [stroke, shock]
  4. experiencing a heat wave
  5. a heat [source, camera]
  6. a heat-seeking missile
  1. heat the [soup, tea, food] (up)
  2. heat (up) the [soup, leftovers]
  3. heat it up [in the oven, in a microwave]
  4. heat up the oven
  5. heat to [200 degrees]
  6. (food) must be heated to [at least, a temperature of]
  7. heat from [above, below]
  8. heat to a [boil, simmer]
  9. heating (up) in the [sun, oven, microwave]
  10. the [relationship, war, competition, argument] is heating up
  11. [business, sales] will heat up
  12. heated by [electricity, steam, gas, wood]
  13. heated with [electricity]
  14. [your home, the building] is heated [with, by]
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