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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An inflammatory skin condition caused by obstruction of the ducts of the sweat glands, resulting from exposure to high heat and humidity and characterized by the eruption of small red papules accompanied by an itching or prickling sensation. Also called miliaria, prickly heat.

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  • n. obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humidity

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Examples

  • “Music for you makes sense,” Fancy was saying, longing for a heat rash or sunstroke so that she would have a reason not to go to Cherry Glade.

    Slice Of Cherry

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