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Meaning of "sunstroke" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SUNSTROKE

sunstroke  [ˈsʌnˌstrəʊk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SUNSTROKE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sunstroke 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 SUNSTROKE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Heat illness

Heat illness or heat-related illness is a spectrum of disorders due to environmental heat exposure. It includes minor conditions such as heat cramps, heat syncope, and heat exhaustion as well as the more severe condition known as heat stroke.

Definition of sunstroke in the English dictionary

The definition of sunstroke in the dictionary is heatstroke caused by prolonged exposure to intensely hot sunlight.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SUNSTROKE


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
roke
rəʊk
roque
rəʊk
sidestroke
ˈsaɪdˌstrəʊk
stroke
strəʊk
thunderstroke
ˈθʌndəˌstrəʊk
upstroke
ˈʌpˌstrəʊk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SUNSTROKE

sunscreening
sunseeker
sunset
sunset clause
sunset industry
sunset law
sunsetting
sunshade
sunshine
sunshine law
sunshine roof
Sunshine State
sunshiny
sunspecs
sunspot
sunspotted
sunstar
sunstone
sunstruck
sunsuit

WORDS THAT END LIKE SUNSTROKE

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

Synonyms and antonyms of sunstroke in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sunstroke» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SUNSTROKE

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

Translator English - Chinese

中暑
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

insolación
570 millions of speakers

English

sunstroke
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लू लगना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ضَرْبَةُ شَمْس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

солнечный удар
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

insolação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একে সান স্ট্রোক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

insolation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sunstroke
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sonnenstich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

日射病
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

일사병
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sunstroke
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự say nắng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுடும் வெளிலால் ஏற்படும் மயக்கம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उष्माघात
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

güneş çarpması
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

insolazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

porażenie słoneczne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сонячний удар
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

insolație
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ηλίαση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sonsteek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

solsting
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

solstikk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sunstroke

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SUNSTROKE»

The term «sunstroke» is regularly used and occupies the 86.114 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SUNSTROKE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sunstroke» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sunstroke» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sunstroke

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SUNSTROKE»

Discover the use of sunstroke in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sunstroke and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Sunstroke: Selected Stories of Ivan Bunin
Graham Hettlinger has selected 25 of Ivan Bunin's stories and translated them afresh--several for the first time in English.
Ivan Alekseevič Bunin, Graham Hettlinger, 2002
2
Sunstroke
. . A page-turning, highly accomplished thriller, SUNSTROKE marks the emergence of one of the most distinctive new voices in the genre.
Jesse Kellerman, 2009
3
Sunstroke
When the United States builds and launches a solar powered satellite that conducts massive amounts of energy in the form of microwave rays, utter devastation ensues when a malfunction misdirects the rays. Reprint.
David Kagan, 1995
4
Phaic Tan: Sunstroke on a Shoestring
Depicts an imaginary Southeast Asian country, with humorous travel tips on hotels, eating out, and fictitious tourist sites.
‎2006
5
Sunstroke and Other Stories
These stories about family life are somehow undomesticated and dangerous.
Tessa Hadley, 2008
6
Sunstroke
WHEN AN AMERICAN GETS PUT INSIDE THIS MEXICAN JAIL HE HAS TWO CHOICES: ESCAPE OR DIE.
Arthur Hansl, 2001
7
Sunstroke: And Other Stories: And Other Stories
This second collection of Watson's short stories further demonstrates his seemingly inexhaustible imagination.
Ian Watson, 2011
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New Scientist
"SUNSTROKE": THE DISEASE THAT NEVER WAS The casualties popularly attributed to it are in fact caused by excessive heat, which can be as potent in the depths of a mine as in strong sunshine. Sunburn, however, has dangers of its own, ...
9
Night of Denial: Stories and Novellas
Sunstroke. After dinner they left the hot, brightly lit dining room, went out on deck, and stood by the railing. She closed her eyes, placed her hand, palm out, to her cheek, and burst out laughing in that easy, charming way; everything about this ...
Ivan Bunin, 2006
10
Forensic Neuropathology and Associated Neurology
12.1.2.5 Sunstroke (Insolation) So-called sunstroke is heatstroke caused by prolonged exposure of the uncovered head to the sun. It is apparently triggered by a 1.5°C to 2.5°C increase in brain temperature (Koslowski and Krause 1970).
Manfred Oehmichen, Roland N. Auer, Hans Günter König, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SUNSTROKE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sunstroke is used in the context of the following news items.
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Sun stroke sufferers putting pressure on frontline ambulance …
The ambulance trust for Lincolnshire is reminding people to only dial 999 in an emergency after a high demand of calls from people with sunstroke has put more ... «Lincolnshire Echo, Jul 15»
2
Heat wave conditions again prevailed in Odisha, toll due to …
Heat wave conditions again prevailed in Odisha, toll due to sunstroke rose to 41 ... Special Relief Commissioner's office said the toll due to sunstroke in the State ... «Orissadiary.com, Jun 15»
3
40 die of sunstroke in eastern India
NEW DELHI, June 8 (Xinhua) -- At least 40 people have died of sun stroke over the past few days in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, said officials on Monday. «Xinhua, Jun 15»
4
Heat Wave Condition Eases in Odisha; Sunstroke Kills 35
Bhubaneswar: The sunstroke death toll in Odisha mounted to 35, even as the heat wave conditions eased in the state with the mercury dropping below 40 ... «NDTV, Jun 15»
5
Odisha confirms 21 sunstroke deaths
The current spell of heat wave has claimed 21 lives in Odisha over past few days. Number of deaths those allegedly occurred due to sunstroke has reached 115, ... «The Hindu, May 15»
6
Sunstroke death toll 11 in Odisha
The Odisha government on Wednesday confirmed death of 11 persons till now due to sunstroke this summer. Office of Special Relief Commissioner said after ... «The Hindu, May 15»
7
Sunstroke claims 11 lives
One Malkanna (62) in Balkonda, Gangubai in Indalwai of Dichpally mandal and Posha Goud (60) of Ishaipet in Domakonda mandal died due to sunstroke. «The Hindu, May 15»
8
High ultraviolet radiation responsible for steep rise in heat deaths in …
HYDERABAD: The steep rise in sunstroke deaths in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh is the result of the ultraviolet (UV) radiation index in the two states that ... «Times of India, May 15»
9
One dies of sunstroke in Adilabad
One person died of sunstroke in Adilabad District on Tuesday as the maximum day temperature recorded was above 44 degrees Celsius. There was some ... «The Hindu, May 15»
10
100 more succumb to sunstroke in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana …
HYDERABAD: About 100 more heat-related deaths were reported from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on Monday, even as the two states continued to reel ... «Times of India, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sunstroke [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sunstroke>. Jul 2024 ».
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