English version


From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
heatstrokeheat‧stroke /ˈhiːtstrəʊk $ -stroʊk/ noun [uncountable]  MIfever and weakness caused by being outside in the heat of the sun for too long sunstroke
Examples from the Corpus
heatstrokeGuys would pass out from heatstroke.As the victim's temperature rises higher and higher, they suffer internal heatstroke and all their organs gradually fail.After a heroic week of earth moving, he went down with heatstroke.
Pictures of the day
What are these?
Click on the pictures to check.