Definition of warm up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

warm up

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb Ways of cooking
 
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1  to prepare for physical exercise or a performance by doing gentle exercises or practice related noun warm-up
  2. 2  (of a machine, an engine, etc.) to run for a short time in order to reach the temperature at which it will operate well

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to become more lively or enthusiastic; to make somebody/something more lively or enthusiastic The party soon warmed up.
 to heat previously cooked food again for eating See related entries: Ways of cooking
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