a machine applying heat in conjunction with mechanical pressure, as for producing a smooth surface on paper or for expressing oil.
verb (used with object)
to subject to treatment in a hot-press.
a method of forming alloy steels or specialized ceramics from compound powders by the application of heat and pressure in a mold.
a machine for applying a combination of heat and pressure to give a smooth surface to paper, to express oil from it, etc
(transitive) to subject (paper, cloth, etc) to heat and pressure to give it a smooth surface or extract oil
- Hot property
noun phrase Someone or something very valuable and marketable, esp an athlete, desirable executive, entertainer, etc: Timmons and Co, knowing a hot property when it signs one up (1958+)
- Hot rock
noun phrase hot shot
- Hot rocks
noun phrase Male sexual craving; powerful lust; horniness
[hot-rod] /ˈhɒtˈrɒd/ Slang. verb (used without object), hot-rodded, hot-rodding. 1. to drive a hot rod. 2. to drive very fast. verb (used with object), hot-rodded, hot-rodding. 3. to drive (a vehicle) very fast. 4. to adapt (a vehicle or its engine) for increased speed. noun, Slang. 1. an automobile specially built or altered for fast […]