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Meaning of "heat stroke" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HEAT STROKE

heat stroke  [hiːt strəʊk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HEAT STROKE

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adverb
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Heat stroke is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HEAT STROKE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

heat stroke

Heat stroke

"Heatstroke" and "Heatstrokes" redirect here. For the film, see Heatstroke. For the song by Krokus, see Metal Rendez-vous. Heatstroke is a heat illness defined as a body temperature of greater than 40.6 °C due to environmental heat exposure with lack of thermoregulation. This is distinct from a fever, where there is a physiological increase in the temperature set point of the body. Treatment involves rapid physical cooling.

Definition of heat stroke in the English dictionary

The definition of heat stroke in the dictionary is a serious medical condition that is liable to develop in hot environments when the body is unable to cool off naturally and the internal temperature rises to dangerous levels.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HEAT STROKE


backstroke
ˈbækˌstrəʊk
breaststroke
ˈbrɛstˌstrəʊk
broke
brəʊk
brushstroke
ˈbrʌʃstrəʊk
counter-stroke
ˈkaʊntəstrəʊk
dead-stroke
ˈdedˌstrəʊk
downstroke
ˈdaʊnˌstrəʊk
handstroke
ˈhændˌstrəʊk
heatstroke
ˈhiːtˌstrəʊk
instroke
ˈɪnˌstrəʊk
keystroke
ˈkiːˌstrəʊk
masterstroke
ˈmɑːstəˌstrəʊk
ministroke
ˌmɪnɪˈstrəʊk
outstroke
ˈaʊtˌstrəʊk
roque
rəʊk
sidestroke
ˈsaɪdˌstrəʊk
stroke
strəʊk
sunstroke
ˈsʌnˌstrəʊk
thunderstroke
ˈθʌndəˌstrəʊk
upstroke
ˈʌpˌstrəʊk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HEAT STROKE

heat efficiency
heat engine
heat exchanger
heat exhaustion
heat haze
heat lightning
heat loss
heat of combustion
heat of formation
heat of reaction
heat of solution
heat prostration
heat pump
heat rash
heat seeker
heat shield
heat sink
heat source
heat treatment
heat wave

WORDS THAT END LIKE HEAT STROKE

a stroke
Bolingbroke
butterfly stroke
exhaust stroke
four-stroke
go for broke
ground stroke
hair stroke
heartbroke
lightning stroke
off one´s stroke
Pembroke
proke
return stroke
scavenge stroke
scavenging stroke
Sheffer´s stroke
stone-broke
stony-broke
two-stroke

Synonyms and antonyms of heat stroke in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «heat stroke» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HEAT STROKE

Find out the translation of heat stroke to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of heat stroke from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «heat stroke» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

中暑
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

golpe de calor
570 millions of speakers

English

heat stroke
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हीट स्ट्रोक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ضربة الشمس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тепловой удар
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

insolação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তাপের উৎস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

coup de chaleur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

punca haba
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hitzschlag
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

熱射病
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

열사병
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sumber panas
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đột quỵ nhiệt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெப்ப மூல
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उष्णता स्त्रोत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ısı kaynağı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

colpo di calore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

udar cieplny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тепловий удар
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

accident vascular cerebral de căldură
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

θερμοπληξία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hitte beroerte
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

värmeslag
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

heteslag
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HEAT STROKE»

The term «heat stroke» is regularly used and occupies the 79.043 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about heat stroke

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HEAT STROKE»

Discover the use of heat stroke in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to heat stroke and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hyperthermic and Hypermetabolic Disorders: Exertional ...
This authoritative and comprehensive 1996 publication examines a range of medical syndromes characterised by serious and unpredicted internal overheating of the body.
Philip M. Hopkins, F. R. Ellis, 1996
2
Heat Stroke
The Wardens Association continues to protect the human race from extermination by climatic extremes.
Rachel Caine, 2011
3
Textbook of Basic Nursing
RATIONALE: Telling the difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke may be difficult. If blood pressure and pulse remain low for more than '/ to 1 hour, suspect heat stroke. Heat Stroke Heat stroke is a potentially life-threatening ...
Caroline Bunker Rosdahl, Mary T. Kowalski, 2008
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Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety
If not, it may readily proceed to heat stroke. Heat stroke Heat stroke is a serious medical emergency which may result in death. It is a complex clinical condition in which uncontrollable hyperthermia causes tissue damage. Such an elevation of ...
Jeanne Mager Stellman, 1998
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Irwin and Rippe's Intensive Care Medicine
Exertional heat stroke, alternatively, may be accompanied by a severe metabolic acidosis and hypoxia due to muscular exercise. It is typically associated with a more normal volume status because the onset of temperature elevation is abrupt.
Richard S. Irwin, James M. Rippe, 2008
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Tactical Emergency Medicine
Further discussion on laboratory evaluation will be discussed in the section on heat stroke as the laboratory testing is similar. Young, otherwise healthy patients with no significant laboratory abnormalities and who respond quickly to treatments ...
Richard B. Schwartz, John G. McManus, Raymond E. Swienton, 2008
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Manual of Sports Medicine
Athletes with severe heat exhaustion including syncope, temperatures as high as 39°C, and CNS symptoms are at greater risk of heat stroke and recurrence of heat exhaustion. These athletes should be restricted from high-intensity workout for ...
Marc R. Safran, Douglas McKeag, Steven P. Van Camp, 1998
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Pediatric Sports Medicine for Primary Care
Hyperthermia Heat exhaustion and heat stroke represent a spectrum of hyperthermic syndromes. Heat exhaustion is defined as the inability to continue exercise in the heat, and it has no known chronic harmful effects. Heat stroke occurs when ...
Richard B. Birrer, Bernard Griesemer, Mary B. Cataletto, 2002
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ACSM's Primary Care Sports Medicine
Treatment is the same as heat stroke. Heat Stroke Heat stroke is an emergency that needs to be recognized early (10). The athlete will present with an elevated rectal temperature more than 40°C (104°F) and altered mental status. The classic  ...
Douglas McKeag, James L. Moeller, 2007
10
Manson's Tropical Diseases
Table 29.2 Presentation of 'classical' and 'exertional' heat stroke Knochel JP. Heat stroke and related heat disorders. Dis Mon 1989; 35:301-377. Nutrition- associated Disease Table 30.1 Prevalence (%) of stunting, underweight and.
Gordon C. Cook, Alimuddin I. Zumla, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HEAT STROKE»

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Signs of Heat Stroke | WJTV.com
JACKSON, MS – In the Mississippi summer heat, your body temperature can easily rise and if it gets to 104 degrees you're in heat stroke ... «WJTV, Jul 15»
2
Puppy left outside in small cage dies of heat stroke … - KATV.com
A sheriff's report claims a dog's temperature at the time of death was 109.5 degrees – a victim of heat stroke in the extreme heat gripping the ... «KATV, Jul 15»
3
Fire officials offer tips to prevent child heat stroke - WRCBtv.com …
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Officials in Gwinnett County are reminding parents and caregivers to be vigilant and check the backseat of their ... «WRCB-TV, Jul 15»
4
Avoiding a heat stroke when we near 100 - WALB.com, South …
Avoiding a heat stroke when we near 100 ... to the touch they're probably on the verge of heat stroke. certainly work on the buddy system don't ... «WALB-TV, Jul 15»
5
Crippling Heat Wave Hits Spain; Forecasters Warn It Could Get Worse
An elderly person reportedly died Saturday from heat stroke in southwestern Seville, Spain, according to the Vost Andalucia voluntary ... «The Weather Channel, Jul 15»
6
Employee at Leach Camper Sales Suffers Signs of Heat Stroke
One of the employees, working in the sales department, had suffered signs of heat stroke. Ed Leach, President of Leach Camper Sales, said, ... «WOWT, Jul 15»
7
Public should take extra precautions against heat stroke - Magnolia …
... early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. CLICK THE LINK BELOW for more information. «Magnoliareporter, Jul 15»
8
Alabama Department of Public Health shares warnings signs of hea …
Heat stroke, sometimes called sunstroke, is the most serious heat-related illness. It occurs when the body becomes unable to control its ... «Alabama's News Leader, Jul 15»
9
It's too darn hot; avoid heatstroke with these signs and tips …
“Humidity can increase the risk of heat stroke by making it feel warmer outside, and your body's core temperature rises more rapidly than it ... «The Advocate, Jul 15»
10
Spain: 1 dead of heat stroke, others struggling in heat wave
MADRID (AP) — One person has reportedly died of heat stroke in Spain and Madrid's emergency service says it has seen 11 other cases in the ... «U.S. News & World Report, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Heat stroke [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/heat-stroke>. Mar 2020 ».
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