- a) Heated to the point that it glows with a visible red color.
The smiths apprentice was still wary of manipulating the red-hot metal.
He really delivered a red-hot speech today.See Also: red heat
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Red hot — Chili Peppers Red Hot Chili Peppers Les Red Hot Chili Peppers lors d un concert au Pinkpop Festival, Landgraaf en 2006. Alias Red Hot … Wikipédia en Français
Red hot — may be a reference to: * The glowing color of a heated object between about 950 °F and 1500 °F (510 °C to 816 °C). See Incandescence. * Red Hots, a small cinnamon flavored candy * A Hot Sauce, often specifically referring to Frank s Red Hot * A… … Wikipedia
red-hot — adj 1.) a) metal or rock that is red hot is so hot that it shines red ▪ The poker glowed red hot in the fire. b) informal very hot ▪ Be careful with those plates they re red hot. 2.) informal extremely active, exciting, or interesting ▪ a re … Dictionary of contemporary English
red-hot — /ˈrɛd hɒt/ (say red hot) adjective 1. red with heat; very hot. 2. very excited or enthusiastic. 3. at peak performance: a red hot bowler. 4. violent; furious: red hot anger. 5. fresh; new; most recent: a red hot tip for a horserace. 6. Colloquial … Australian English dictionary
red-hot — adjective * 1. ) shining red with heat: red hot coal a ) extremely hot: Be careful the iron is red hot. 2. ) INFORMAL very popular or successful: a new red hot American boy band 3. ) INFORMAL very exciting: The film has some red hot love scenes … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Red-hot — ( h?t ), a. Red with heat; heated to redness; as, red hot iron; red hot balls. Hence, figuratively, excited; violent; as, a red hot radical. Shak. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
red-hot — red′ hot′ adj. 1) red with heat; very hot 2) violent; furious: red hot anger[/ex] 3) characterized by or creating intense excitement or passion 4) very fresh or new: a red hot tip on the stock market[/ex] • Etymology: 1325–75 … From formal English to slang
red-hot — [red′hät′] adj. 1. hot enough to glow; very hot 2. very excited, angry, ardent, etc. 3. very new; current [red hot news] n. ☆ Informal a frankfurter; hot dog … English World dictionary
red-hot — UK US /ˌredˈhɒt/ adjective INFORMAL ► very successful or popular: »The news sent the company s red hot stock surging upwards more than 21%. »a red hot market/economy … Financial and business terms
red-hot — late 14c., heated till it glows red (of metal, etc.); of persons, lively, passionate, it is recorded from c.1600. Red hot mama is 1926, jazz slang, earthy female singer, also girlfriend, lover … Etymology dictionary
red-hot — ► ADJECTIVE 1) so hot as to glow red. 2) extremely exciting or popular. 3) very passionate … English terms dictionary