heat rash

noun
obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humidity
Syn: ↑prickly heat, ↑miliaria
Hypernyms: ↑rash, ↑roseola, ↑efflorescence, ↑skin rash

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noun

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heat rash UK US noun [countable] [singular heat rash plural heat rashes]
painful or itchy red spots on your skin that are caused by getting too hot
Thesaurus: skin problems, swellings and injurieshyponym

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heat rash,
a red, itching rash on the skin; prickly heat.

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n. another term for prickly heat

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noun, pl ⋯ rashes [count, noncount]
medical : a skin rash that people sometimes get during hot weather :prickly heat

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • heat rash — n PRICKLY HEAT * * * miliaria rubra …   Medical dictionary

  • heat rash — n [U and C] painful or ↑itchy red spots on someone s skin caused by heat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • heat rash — heat ,rash noun count painful or ITCHY red spots on your skin that are caused by getting too hot: PRICKLY HEAT …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • heat rash — heat′ rash n. pat prickly heat • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • heat rash — n. MILIARIA * * * …   Universalium

  • heat rash — n. MILIARIA …   English World dictionary

  • heat rash — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms heat rash : singular heat rash plural heat rashes painful or itchy red spots on your skin that are caused by getting too hot …   English dictionary

  • heat rash — /ˈhit ræʃ/ (say heet rash) noun an eruption or efflorescence on the skin due to heat …   Australian English dictionary

  • heat rash — noun Date: 1887 prickly heat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heat rash. — See prickly heat. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

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