a condition characterized by faintness, rapid pulse, nausea, profuse sweating, cool skin, and collapse, caused by prolonged exposure to heat accompanied by loss of adequate fluid and salt from the body.
a condition resulting from exposure to intense heat, characterized by dizziness, abdominal cramp, and prostration Also called heat prostration Compare heatstroke
heat exhaustion n.
A condition caused by exposure to heat, marked by prostration, weakness, and collapse, resulting from unrecognized or unavoidable dehydration. Also called heat prostration.
noun 1. a hand-held device that produces a flameless stream of extremely hot air, as for rapid drying or for softening paint for removal.
[heeth] /hiθ/ noun 1. a tract of open and uncultivated land; wasteland overgrown with shrubs. 2. any of various low-growing evergreen shrubs common on such land, as the common heather, Calluna vulgaris. 3. any plant of the genus Erica, or of the family Ericaceae. [heeth] /hiθ/ noun 1. Sir Edward (Richard George) 1916–2005, British statesman: […]
[heeth-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈhiθˌbɛr i, -bə ri/ noun, plural heathberries. 1. . 2. any berry found on heaths, especially the bilberry. /ˈhiːθˌbɛrɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. any of various plants that have berry-like fruits and grow on heaths, such as the bilberry and crowberry
noun 1. the male of the black grouse. noun 1. another name for blackcock
[hee-th uh n] /ˈhi ðən/ Disparaging and Offensive. noun, plural heathens, heathen. 1. (in historical contexts) an individual of a people that do not acknowledge the God of the Bible; a person who is neither a Jew, Christian, nor Muslim; a pagan. 2. Informal. an irreligious, uncultured, or uncivilized person. adjective 3. of or relating […]