warm-blood|ed

warm-blood|ed
warm-blood|ed «WRM BLUHD ihd», adjective.
1. having warm blood or blood that stays about the same temperature regardless of the air or water around the animal. The normal body temperature of warm-blooded animals is between 98 degrees and 112 degrees Fahrenheit or about 40 degrees centigrade (Celsius). Cats and birds are warm-blooded; snakes and turtles are cold-blooded.
2. Figurative. with much feeling; eager; ardent. SYNONYM(S): fervent, passionate.
warm´-blood´ed|ness, noun.

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