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catch heat

To be the target of someone's anger. If I miss curfew again, I'm really going to catch heat from my parents.
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FLIR One has this special app that catches heat signatures and detects temperatures, and the image it projects on the display can be captured as photos or videos, as with the built-in camera of the iPhone.
All of this is attributable to the rising levels of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in our atmosphere, which catches heat traditionally radiated back into space.