heat rash

heat rash
noun Date: 1887 prickly heat

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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 — noun obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humidity • Syn: ↑prickly heat, ↑miliaria • Hypernyms: ↑rash, ↑roseola, ↑efflorescence, ↑skin rash * * * noun …   Useful english 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. — See prickly heat. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

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