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white-hot (adj.)

"heated to full incandescence," 1820, from white (adj.) + hot (adj.). White heat is from 1710; figurative sense of "state of intense or extreme emotion" first recorded 1839.

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Definitions of white-hot

white-hot (adj.)
intensely zealous or fervid;
fierce white-hot loyalty
white-hot (adj.)
glowing white with heat;
a white-hot center of the fire
Synonyms: white
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