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(of liquid) at body temperature; moderately warm.‘most days started and ended with a dip in the blood-warm sea’
tepid, slightly warm, warmish, blood-hot, blood-warm, at room temperature, at skin temperatureView synonyms
- ‘The hoses on the washing tables began to dance, blood warm water cutting the air, beating rhythm on the stainless steel body washing tray.’
- ‘He applied oil to his shrunken withers before bobbing down the track for his morning dip in the blood-warm brine.’
- ‘In modern making, the milk is heated blood-warm and set with rennet.’
- ‘Water ran between her foot and her sandal, blood-warm but strangely soothing.’
- ‘In the Devonian Age, 360 million years ago, the first amphibians crawled out of the blood-warm sea, and began to breathe the damp air of the ancient wetlands.’
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