heat rash

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n heat rash obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humidity
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Usage

In literature:

Muriel has been bitten all over by mosquitoes, and Mabelle has also suffered from heat-rash.
"A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam'" by Annie Allnut Brassey
The same treatment may be used in nettle rash or prickly heat.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
Most persons never noticed the increase in heat and heart-beat, and the first they knew was when the scarlet rash came out.
"The Scarlet Plague" by Jack London
Look at the heat-rash on the innocint skin av her.
"Soldier Stories" by Rudyard Kipling
They disagree with some persons and give rise to a heat rash.
"An Ohio Woman in the Philippines" by Emily Bronson Conger
It will be better to wait and look on, for heat in counsel and rashness in action engender nothing but harm.
"The Banished" by Wilhelm Hauff
Let us not fix our eyes too long, or too magisterially, upon this heat-rash or purulent fever of poor Lenette's.
"Flower, Fruit, and Thorn Pieces;" by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
The rash youth was unable to bear the light and heat, and dropped the reins.
"The Browning Cyclopædia" by Edward Berdoe
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In news:

How to recognize and treat heat rash, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
How to Treat Heat Rash .
Overheating can cause heat rash .
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