[hot shot for 1; hot shot for 2] /ˈhɒt ˈʃɒt for 1; ˈhɒt ˌʃɒt for 2/
incandescent shot fired to set enemy ships or buildings on fire.
(defs 4, 6).
[hot-spot] /ˈhɒtˌspɒt/ verb (used with object), hot-spotted, hot-spotting. 1. to stop (a forest fire) at a . noun 1. a country or region where dangerous or difficult political situations exist or may erupt, especially where a war, revolution, or a belligerent attitude toward other countries exists or may develop: In the 1960s, Vietnam became a […]
noun 1. a thermal spring having water warmer than 98°F (37°C): the water is usually heated by emanation from or passage near hot or molten rock. noun 1. a natural spring of mineral water at a temperature of 21°C (70°F) or above, found in areas of volcanic activity Also called thermal spring hot spring A […]
[hot-spur] /ˈhɒtˌspɜr/ noun 1. an impetuous or reckless person; a hothead. [pur-see] /ˈpɜr si/ noun 1. Sir Henry (“Hotspur”) 1364–1403, English military and rebel leader. 2. Thomas, 1729–1811, English poet and antiquary: bishop of Dromore 1782–1811. 3. Walker, 1916–90, U.S. essayist and novelist. 4. a male given name, form of . /ˈhɒtˌspɜː/ noun 1. an […]
- Hot standby routing protocol
protocol (HSRP) A CISCO standard, defined in RFC 2281, that calls for a mirrored router in passive mode to send hello packets, wait for a lead router to die and, without dropping a packet, take over from that router. Note: “standby”, not “swappable” (and certainly not “swapable”). (2005-01-26)