Heat Exhaustion

Science / Weather / Heat Exhaustion: The effect of excessive heat, particularly when combined with high humidity, on a human being. Signs of heat exhaustion include a general weakness, heavy sweating and clammy skin, dizziness and/or fainting, and muscle cramps.

Other Words for Exhaustion

Exhaustion Adjective Synonyms: emptying, drawing out or forth, discharge, draining, evacuation, voiding, depletion, consumption, finish(ing)
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Other Words for Heat

Heat Noun Synonyms: warm (up)
Heat Adjective Synonyms: warmth, warmness, hotness, fever, fieriness, torridity or torridness
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Heating Degree Day

Science / Weather / Heating Degree Day: One heating degree day is given for each degree that the daily mean temperature is below 65°F. It is used as an indication of fuel consumption. MORE

Heathland

Entertainment / Golf / Heathland: Open uncultivated land (particularly in the british isles) having sandy soil and dominated by small shrubs with small hard leaves (e.g., heather) MORE

Heating Load

Business / Construction / Heating Load: The amount of heating required to keep a building at a specified temperature during the winter, usually 65° F, regardless of outside temperature. MORE

International Wheat Agreement (IWA)

Business / Agriculture / International Wheat Agreement (IWA): Replaced in 1995 by the International Grains Agreement. MORE

Molar Heat Capacity

Science / Chemistry / Molar Heat Capacity: The heat required to raise the temperature of one mole of a substance by 1°C is called the molar heat capacity of the substance. Molar heat capacity is an intensive property with SI system units of J MORE

Latent Heat

Science / Chemistry / Latent Heat: Heat that is absorbed without causing a rise in temperature. For example, 'latent heat of vaporization' refers to the amount of heat required to convert a liquid to vapor at a particular temperature. MORE

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