suffering oppressive heat.
characterized by oppressive heat; sultry.
verb (used without object)
to suffer from oppressive heat.
verb (used with object)
to oppress with heat.
Archaic. to exude, as venom.
a sweltering condition.
oppressively hot and humid: a sweltering day
(intransitive) to suffer under oppressive heat, esp to sweat and feel faint
(transitive) (archaic) to exude (venom)
(transitive) (rare) to cause to suffer under oppressive heat
a sweltering condition (esp in the phrase in a swelter)
oppressive humid heat
adjective, sweltrier, sweltriest. 1. hot, sizzling, roasting; sweltering.
noun 1. May, 1919–89, U.S. poet.
verb 1. simple past tense and past participle of sweep1 . adjective 2. (of a sword guard) made up of curved bars. verb (used with object), swept, sweeping. 1. to move or remove (dust, dirt, etc.) with or as if with a broom, brush, or the like. 2. to clear or clean (a floor, room, […]
adjective, Aeronautics. 1. (of the leading edge of an airfoil) forming a markedly obtuse angle with the fuselage. 2. (of an aircraft or winged missile) having wings of this type. adjective 1. (of an aircraft wing) having leading edge and trailing edges inclined backwards towards the rear of the fuselage