- adj. 热的；辣的；热情的；激动的；紧迫的
- adv. 热；紧迫地
- vi. 变热
- vt. 增加；给…加温
- n. (Hot)人名；(塞)霍特；(法)奥特
CET4 TEM4 考 研 CET6
- hot: [OE] Hot is the English member of a family of adjectives widespread in Germanic, but with very few outside relatives. Its first cousins are German heiss, Dutch heet, Swedish het, and Danish hed, which point back to a prehistoric Germanic ancestor *khaitaz (the English noun and verb heat come from the same source). Lithuanian kaisti and Latvian kaist ‘become hot’ are allied forms.
- hot (adj.)
- Old English hat "hot, flaming, opposite of cold," also "fervent, fierce, intense, excited," from Proto-Germanic *haita- (cognates: Old Saxon and Old Frisian het, Old Norse heitr, Middle Dutch and Dutch heet, German heiß "hot," Gothic heito "heat of a fever"), from PIE root *kai- "heat" (cognates: Lithuanian kaistu "to grow hot").
The association of hot with sexuality dates back to c. 1500. Taste sense of "pungent, acrid, biting" is from 1540s. Sense of "exciting, remarkable, very good" is 1895; that of "stolen" is first recorded 1925 (originally with overtones of "easily identified and difficult to dispose of"); that of "radioactive" is from 1942.
Hot flashes in the menopausal sense attested from 1887. Hot air "unsubstantiated statements, boastful talk" is from 1900. Hot stuff for anything good or excellent is by 1889. Hot potato in figurative sense is from 1846. The hot and cold in hide-and-seek or guessing games are from hunting (1640s), with notion of tracking a scent.
- 1. Wash your hands thoroughly with hot soapy water before handling any food.
- 2. Across the busy plaza, vendors sell hot dogs and croissant sandwiches.
- 3. The hot liquid splashed down on the concrete and rebounded.
- 4. The media, meanwhile, has blown hot and cold on the affair.
- 5. Atlantic City is the hot favourite to stage the fight.
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