warm up

  1. cause to do preliminary exercises so as to stretch the muscles
    The coach warmed up the players before the game
  2. become more friendly or open
    She warmed up after we had lunch together
  3. get warm or warmer
    The soup warmed slowly on the stove
  4. make one's body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activity
  5. run until the normal working temperature is reached
    We warmed up the car for a few minutes
  1. performing mild exercises to prepare for some more strenuous activity
    the marathon runner did not warm up and hurt himself
    the singers have to warm up
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How To Use warm up In A Sentence

  • the singers have to warm up
  • Engines usually idle slower and are sluggish to respond until they warm up.
  • Sweet of face, with beautiful eyes, she has pillowy arms and fat legs in Addidas warm ups. Rodeo Days
  • The race for governor is beginning to warm up.
  • Warm up with at least 20 minutes of light bouldering or climbing.
  • He allowed the engine to tick over for 5 minutes to make it warm up gradually.
  • Doing this exercise before doing the more strenuous weighted exercises is a good way to warm up these muscles. The Sun
  • Brilliant fall sunshine and a return of light breezes from the south allow for a rapid warm up. Forecast: On and off sun with mild temps today
  • We started out at a jog, trying to warm up and pace ourselves.
  • Under the prerequisite for that regular circulation of water in heat collector is ensured, a steam box is used to cook food, boil drinking water and warm up.
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