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white heat

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwhite heatˌwhite ˈheat noun [uncountable]  TIHOTthe very high temperature at which a metal turns white white-hot
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white heatI imagined it all dissolving in a white heat, or swept away in an enormous wind.The sun coaxed her body to stretch idly as a cat; she tanned easily, adored white heat and turquoise sea.There are white lies and white heat.
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