funds transferred suddenly from one country to another chiefly to avoid depreciation in value or to take advantage of higher interest rates.
capital transferred from one financial centre to another seeking the highest interest rates or the best opportunity for short-term gain, esp from changes in exchange rates
noun, Printing. 1. metallic type and printing elements produced by a casting machine; foundry type. noun 1.
[hot] /hɒt/ adjective, hotter, hottest. 1. having or giving off heat; having a high temperature: a hot fire; hot coffee. 2. having or causing a sensation of great bodily heat; attended with or producing such a sensation: He was hot with fever. 3. creating a burning sensation, as on the skin or in the throat: […]
noun 1. a hot towel, dressing, or the like, applied to the body to reduce swelling, relieve pain, etc. 2. Also called hot pack method. a method of canning food by cooking it and packing it while hot in jars or cans, then sterilizing in boiling water or steam.
[hot pants for 1; hot pants for 2] /ˈhɒt ˌpænts for 1; ˈhɒt ˈpænts for 2/ noun 1. (used with a plural verb) very brief and usually tight-fitting shorts for women and girls, first popularized in the early 1970s. 2. (used with a singular verb) Slang. strong sexual desire. plural noun 1. very brief skin-tight […]