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.
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
A spring of warm water, usually having a temperature greater than that of the human body.
[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)
- Hot-stove league
[hot-stohv] /ˈhɒtˈstoʊv/ noun 1. devotees of a sport, especially baseball, who meet for off-season talks. noun sports fans’ enthusiastic discussion of sports news and issues, esp. in the off-season
noun, Slang. 1. a person or thing of exceptional interest or merit. 2. something unconventional, sensational, or daring: This movie is hot stuff. 3. a person who is erotically stimulating or is easily aroused sexually. noun (informal) 1. a person, object, etc, considered important, attractive, sexually exciting, etc 2. a pornographic or erotic book, play, […]