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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. collapse caused by exposure to excessive heat

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