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- n. A severe case of hyperthermia in which body temperature rises above 40.8°C or 105.1 °F.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A physiological disturbance caused by exposure to excessive heat, resulting in rapid pulse, hot dry skin, and fever, leading to loss of consciousness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Collapse or fever caused by exposure to excessive heat of the atmosphere. See sunstroke.
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- n. collapse caused by exposure to excessive heat
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