hot flush
noun see hot flash

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hot flush — hot flushes N COUNT A hot flush is a sudden hot feeling in the skin which women often experience at the time of their menopause. [mainly BRIT] (in AM, use hot flash) …   English dictionary

  • hot flush — BrE .hot flash AmE [ US ˈ. .] n a sudden hot feeling, especially one which women have during their ↑menopause …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hot flush — (also hot flash) ► NOUN ▪ a sudden feeling of feverish heat, often as a symptom of the menopause …   English terms dictionary

  • hot flush — noun see hot flash * * * hot flush (also (US) hot flash) noun A sudden sensation of heat experienced by a menopausal woman • • • Main Entry: ↑hot * * * hot flush UK US noun [countable] [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot flush — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms hot flush : singular hot flush plural hot flushes the feeling of suddenly being very hot that a woman may have during the menopause (= when she stops being able to have children) …   English dictionary

  • hot flush — /hɒt ˈflʌʃ/ (say hot flush) noun a sudden sensation of heat, often accompanied by a heightening of facial colour and perspiration, a common menopausal symptom. Also, US, hot flash …   Australian English dictionary

  • hot flush — especially BrE usually hot flash AmE noun (C) a sudden hot feeling, which women have during their menopause …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hot flush — noun A sudden, but brief, sensation of heat over the entire body; a common symptom of the menopause. See Also: hot flash, night sweats …   Wiktionary

  • hot flush — (N. Amer. also hot flash) noun a sudden feeling of feverish heat, typically as a symptom of the menopause …   English new terms dictionary

  • Hot flash — Hot flashes (also known as hot flushes, or night sweats if they happen at night) are a symptom of the changing hormone levels that are considered to be characteristic of menopause.[1] Contents 1 Presentation 2 Types of hot flashes …   Wikipedia

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