sunstroke

sunstroke

n. to get, have sunstroke

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['sʌnstrəʊk]
have sunstroke
to get

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  • Sunstroke — Sun stroke , n. (Med.) Any affection produced by the action of the sun on some part of the body; especially, a sudden prostration of the physical powers, with symptoms resembling those of apoplexy, occasioned by exposure to excessive heat, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • sunstroke — noun Date: 1829 heatstroke caused by direct exposure to the sun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sunstroke — /sun strohk /, n. Pathol. a sudden and sometimes fatal affection due to exposure to the sun s rays or to excessive heat, marked by prostration with or without fever, convulsion, and coma. Also called insolation, siriasis, thermic fever. [1850 55; …   Universalium

  • sunstroke — noun Heatstroke caused by an excessive exposure to the suns rays …   Wiktionary

  • sunstroke — A form of heatstroke resulting from undue exposure to the sun s rays, probably caused by the action of actinic rays combined with high temperature; symptoms are those of heatstroke, but often without fever. SYN: heliosis, ictus solis, insolation… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Sunstroke — A stroke due to excessive exposure to the sun. Treated with Mangifera, Tamarindus …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • sunstroke — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. insolation, heatstroke, prostration; siriasis, heliosis. See disease …   English dictionary for students

  • sunstroke — sun|stroke [ˈsʌnstrəuk US strouk] n [U] fever, weakness etc caused by being outside in the sun for too long …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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