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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section III. Organic Matter
2. Sensation
(2) Heat
 
384. Calefaction.
 
  
NOUN:CALEFACTION, tepefaction, torrefaction; increase of temperature; heating &c. v.; melting, fusion; liquefaction [See Liquefaction]; burning &c. v.; combustion; incension [obs.], accension [archaic]; concremation, cremation; scorification; cautery, cauterization; ustulation [rare], calcination; incineration; carbonization; cupellation.
  IGNITION, kindling, inflammation, adustion [rare], flagration [obs.], deflagration, conflagration; empyrosis, incendiarism; arson; auto-da-fé [Pg.], auto-de-fe [Sp.], the stake, burning at the stake; suttee.
  INCENDIARY, arsonist, arsonite, pétroleur (fem. pétroleuse) [F.], pyromaniac, fire bug [U. S.].
  BOILING &c. v.; coction, ebullition, ebullience or ebulliency, æstuation or estuation, elixation [obs.], decoction; ebullioscope, ebulliometer; hot spring, geyser.
  CREMATORY, crematorium, burning ghat [India], incinerator, calcinatory; cupel; furnace [See Furnace].
  WRAP, blanket, flannel, wool, fur; muff, mittens, wristers; muffler, fascinator, comforter [U. S.], comfortable; ear-muffs, ear-flaps; shawl; wadding (lining) [See Lining]; clothing [See Investment].
  CAUTERANT, scorifier; match (fuel) [See Fuel]; caustic, lunar caustic, apozem, moxa; aqua fortis, aqua regia; catheretic, nitric acid, nitrochlorohydric acid, nitromuriatic acid, radium.
  SUNSTROKE, coup de soleil [F.]; insolation [rare], siriasis, [med.]; sunburn, burn, ambustion [rare].
  POTTERY, ceramics, crockery, porcelain, china; earthenware, stoneware; pot, mug, terra cotta, brick.
  [PRODUCTS OF COMBUSTION] cinder, ash, scoriæ embers, slag, clinker, coke, carbon, charcoal.
  INFLAMMABILITY, combustibility, accendibility.
  [TRANSMISSION OF HEAT] diathermance or diathermancy [See Heat]; transcalency.
  
VERB:HEAT, warm, chafe, foment; make hot [See Heat]; sun oneself, bask in the sun.
  FIRE, set fire to, set on fire; kindle, enkindle, light, ignite, strike a light; apply the -match, - torch- to; rekindle, relume; fan -, add fuel to- the flame; poke -, stir -, blow- the fire; make a bonfire of; build a campfire.
  MELT, thaw, fuse; liquefy [See Liquefaction].
  BURN, inflame, roast, toast, fry, grill, singe, parch, bake, torrefy, scorch; brand, cauterize, sear, burn in; corrode, char, carbonize, calcine, incinerate, calefy, calcinate [rare], tepefy, cupel, cupellate [rare], deflagrate [chem.]; smelt, scorify; reduce to ashes; burn to a cinder; commit -, consign- to the flames.
  take -, catch- fire; blaze (flame) [See Heat].
  BOIL, digest, stew, cook, seethe, ebullate [rare], scald, parboil, simmer; do to rags [colloq.].
  
ADJECTIVE:HEATED &c. v.; molten, sodden; réchauffé [F.]; heating &c. v.; adust; ambustial [rare], calefactive, deflagrable [chem.], ustulate; calcinatory, cauterant; æstuous [rare]; apozemial, scoriaceous; transcalent; burnt &c. v.; volcanic.
  INFLAMMABLE, burnable, inflammatory, accendible, combustible.
  DIATHERMIC, diathermal, diathermanous.
  radioactive; salamandrine.

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