a cramp or muscular spasm caused by loss of water and salt following prolonged exertion in hot weather.
noun, Thermodynamics. 1. See under (def 3). [en-truh-pee] /ˈɛn trə pi/ noun 1. Thermodynamics. 2. (in data transmission and information theory) a measure of the loss of information in a transmitted signal or message. 3. (in cosmology) a hypothetical tendency for the universe to attain a state of maximum homogeneity in which all matter is […]
noun 1. a wavering, shimmering disturbance of air above or around a hot surface.
[hee-tid] /ˈhi tɪd/ adjective 1. made hot or hotter; warmed. 2. excited; inflamed; vehement: a heated discussion. [heet] /hit/ noun 1. the state of a body perceived as having or generating a relatively high degree of warmth. 2. the condition or quality of being hot: the heat of an oven. 3. the degree of hotness; […]
[hee-tid] /ˈhi tɪd/ adjective 1. made hot or hotter; warmed. 2. excited; inflamed; vehement: a heated discussion. /ˈhiːtɪd/ adjective 1. made hot; warmed 2. impassioned or highly emotional adj. in figurative sense “agitated, inflamed,” 1590s, past participle adjective from heat (v.). Related: Heatedly.
noun, Thermodynamics. 1. a mechanical device designed to transform part of the heat entering it into work. noun 1. an engine that converts heat energy into mechanical energy