a disturbance of the temperature-regulating mechanisms of the body caused by overexposure to excessive , resulting in fever, hot and dry skin, and rapid pulse, sometimes progressing to delirium and coma.
a condition resulting from prolonged exposure to intense heat, characterized by high fever and in severe cases convulsions and coma See sunstroke
- Heat transfer
noun the process whereby heat moves from one body or substance to another by radiation, conduction, convection, or a combination of these methods Examples Heat transfer flows from a body with high energy (higher temperature) to lower energy (lower temperature).
[heet-treet] /ˈhitˌtrit/ verb (used with object) 1. to subject (a metal or alloy) to controlled heating and cooling to improve hardness or other properties. verb 1. (transitive) to apply heat to (a metal or alloy) in one or more temperature cycles to give it desirable properties
- Heat urticaria
heat urticaria n. See cholinergic urticaria.
noun 1. an air mass of high temperature covering an extended area and moving relatively slowly. 2. a period of abnormally hot and usually humid weather. noun 1. a continuous spell of abnormally hot weather 2. (not in technical use) an extensive slow-moving air mass at a relatively high temperature