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warm up  


      vb   adv  
1    to make or become warm or warmer  
2    intr   to exercise in preparation for and immediately before a game, contest, or more vigorous exercise  
3    to get ready for something important; prepare  
4    to run or operate (an engine, etc.) until the normal working temperature or condition is attained, or (of an engine, etc.) to undergo this process  
5    to make or become more animated or enthusiastic  
the party warmed up when Tom came     
6    to reheat (already cooked food) or (of such food) to be reheated  
7    tr   to make (an audience) relaxed and receptive before a show, esp. a television comedy show  
      n  
   warm-up         
8    the act or an instance of warming up  
9    a preparatory exercise routine  
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warm up, warm, warming pan, war

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
someone who spends very few time with his wife/ her husband because of the partner's preoccupation with physical exercise
n.
a totally pointless endeavor
n.
a feeling of happiness, satisfaction, well-being
E.g: Nothing compares to the warm fuzzies you get when seeing again your old friends.
n.
an exercise consisting in controlled downward and/or forward movement, used for weight training

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