hot war
noun Date: 1947 a conflict involving actual fighting — compare cold war

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hot war — n. actual warfare: opposed to COLD WAR …   English World dictionary

  • hot war — hot′ war′ n. mil open military conflict …   From formal English to slang

  • hot war — noun actual fighting between the warring parties (Freq. 1) • Ant: ↑cold war • Hypernyms: ↑war, ↑warfare * * * noun : an armed conflict : a shooting war compare cold war * * * open mil …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot war — open military conflict; an armed conflict between nations: The increasing tension in the Middle East could lead to a hot war. [1945 50; by analogy with COLD WAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • hot war — actual war, war in which ammunition is used …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hot war — noun A conflict in which actual fighting takes place between the belligerent parties. Ant: cold war …   Wiktionary

  • hot war — noun a war with active military hostilities …   English new terms dictionary

  • hot — adj., v., & adv. adj. (hotter, hottest) 1 a having a relatively or noticeably high temperature. b (of food or drink) prepared by heating and served without cooling. 2 producing the sensation of heat (hot fever; hot flush). 3 (of pepper, spices,… …   Useful english dictionary

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