heat exhaustion


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n heat exhaustion a condition marked by dizziness and nausea and weakness caused by depletion of body fluids and electrolytes
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In literature:

The thirst that follows a fight had exhausted the scanty supply of our canteens, and the heat was excessive.
"The Rifle Rangers" by Captain Mayne Reid
Wearied and exhausted with labour and heat, you return to your cabin at night, and take a peep in your shaving-glass.
"Canada and the Canadians, Vol. 2" by Richard Henry Bonnycastle
The heat was great and it was rather exhausting toil, but at every turn the beauties of the place were quite startling to Mark in their novelty.
"Mother Carey's Chicken" by George Manville Fenn
The second summer was upon them, with its exhausting heat.
"French Pathfinders in North America" by William Henry Johnson
The heat was very exhausting.
"Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2" by Ian Hamilton
I was so exhausted the next day with the heat that I was unable to appear at Mess.
"With a Highland Regiment in Mesopotamia" by Anonymous
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
Presently, exhausted by the heat, her long fast and her crying spell, she fell into a deep sleep.
"Mary Ware's Promised Land" by Annie Fellows Johnston
There were several cases of heat exhaustion and sunstroke, but happily few of a serious nature.
"Khartoum Campaign, 1898" by Bennet Burleigh
It would, he knew, be harder by and by, when his strength began to fail and the heat died out of his exhausted body.
"The Long Portage" by Harold Bindloss

In news:

Scott Bastin said one firefighter was taken to a hospital, likely suffering from heat exhaustion.
It may be the heat exhaustion talking.
On the afternoon at hand, the heat-exhausted hiker did not make it off the trail.
An autopsy will be performed at the foundation's Long Island facility to determine the dolphin 's cause of death, but Durham ruled out heat exhaustion.
Beware of heat exhaustion as summer heats up.
High school students suffer heat exhaustion at football practice.
Police say several people were treated for heat exhaustion at the North Bergen High School graduation ceremony.
Firefighter treated for heat exhaustion after battling Berwyn restaurant fire.
Child dies of heat exhaustion.
Two runners were taken to Waukesha Memorial Hospital with heat exhaustion and many others were treated at the scene.
Many older folks live alone and do not have air conditioning so are at a higher risk of heat stroke or exhaustion.
SCARBOROUGH — The first of three festival-style concerts at Scarborough Downs on Tuesday resulted in a few arrests and cases of heat exhaustion, but no major problems, according to Police Chief Robert Moulton.
We took him inside in case of heat exhaustion and he vomited.
Preventing heat exhaustion requires acute awareness of yourself and those around you.
One firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion.

In science:

In an exhaustive Newtonian analytic stability analysis (Ciesielski et al., 2011) our group confirmed (in general) the suggestion made by Hirose et al. (2009a) that the delayed heating (5.43) stabilizes, in some parameter range, the radiation pressure thermal instability.
Slim accretion disks around black holes
In this region, the Lyman continuum photons have been exhausted, and the only photons that are present are stellar and nebular photons below the Lyman limit (including the Ly α radiation) which are not absorbed by hydrogen, but can heat the gas via the photoelectric effect from dust grains.
The temperature structure of dusty planetary nebulae
This heating can be provided by the photoelectric effect on small dust grains, whose importance with respect to heating by photoionization increases as the Lyman continuum photons become exhausted.
The temperature structure of dusty planetary nebulae
The collisional transport terms in this limit (parallel and perpendicular resistivity, viscosity, heat fluxes, etc .) were calculated [starting not from gyrokinetics but from the general Vlasov –Landau equation (36)] in exhaustive detail by Braginskii (1965).
Astrophysical gyrokinetics: kinetic and fluid turbulent cascades in magnetized weakly collisional plasmas
Classical thought would analyse an object like a motorbike into its physical components; nuts bolts etc. but you can also analyse the motor bike into its functional parts: heat exchanger, generator, exhaust system etc.
Multi-Connected Ontologies