3. Of a single and sincere heart.
If he keeps heart-whole towards his Master.Bunyan.
(Heart"wood`) n. The hard, central part of the trunk of a tree, consisting of the old and matured
wood, and usually differing in color from the outer layers. It is technically known as duramen, and distinguished
from the softer sapwood or alburnum.
(Heart"-wound`ed) (härt"w&oomacnd`ed or - wound`ed), a. Wounded to the heart with
love or grief. Pope.
(Heart"y) a. [Compar. Heartier (-i*er); superl. Heartiest.]
1. Pertaining to, or proceeding from, the heart; warm; cordial; bold; zealous; sincere; willing; also, energetic; active; eager; as,
a hearty welcome; hearty in supporting the government.
Full of hearty tearsMarston.
For our good father's loss.
2. Exhibiting strength; sound; healthy; firm; not weak; as, a hearty man; hearty timber.
3. Promoting strength; nourishing; rich; abundant; as, hearty food; a hearty meal.
Syn. Sincere; real; unfeigned; undissembled; cordial; earnest; warm; zealous; ardent; eager; active; vigorous.
Hearty, Cordial, Sincere. Hearty implies honesty and simplicity of feelings and manners; cordial
refers to the warmth and liveliness with which the feelings are expressed; sincere implies that this expression
corresponds to the real sentiments of the heart. A man should be hearty in his attachment to his friends,
cordial in his reception of them to his house, and sincere in his offers to assist them.
(Heart"y), n.; pl. Hearties Comrade; boon companion; good fellow; a term of familiar address
and fellowship among sailors. Dickens.
(Heart"y*hale`) a. Good for the heart. [Obs.]
(Heat) n. [OE. hete, hæte, AS. h&aemacrtu, h&aemacrto, fr. hat hot; akin to OHG. heizi heat,
Dan. hede, Sw. hetta. See Hot.]
1. A force in nature which is recognized in various effects, but especially in the phenomena of fusion
and evaporation, and which, as manifested in fire, the sun's rays, mechanical action, chemical combination,
etc., becomes directly known to us through the sense of feeling. In its nature heat is a mode of motion,
being in general a form of molecular disturbance or vibration. It was formerly supposed to be a subtile,
imponderable fluid, to which was given the name caloric.
As affecting the human body, heat produces different sensations, which are called by different names,
as heat or sensible heat, warmth, cold, etc., according to its degree or amount relatively to the normal
temperature of the body.
2. The sensation caused by the force or influence of heat when excessive, or above that which is normal
to the human body; the bodily feeling experienced on exposure to fire, the sun's rays, etc.; the reverse of
3. High temperature, as distinguished from low temperature, or cold; as, the heat of summer and the
cold of winter; heat of the skin or body in fever, etc.
Else how had the world . . .Milton.
Avoided pinching cold and scorching heat!