heatstroke

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n heatstroke collapse caused by exposure to excessive heat
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n heatstroke Collapse or fever caused by exposure to excessive heat of the atmosphere. See sunstroke.
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Usage

In literature:

Sunstroke or heatstroke is a dangerous affliction.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
So maybe this Greek sunshine gave them terminal heatstroke and they all just shot themselves.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

The Broward (Fla.) County medical examiner said Thursday the dietary supplement ephedra definitely contributed to the heatstroke death of Baltimore Orioles pitching prospect Steve Bechler on Feb 17.
The action came two weeks after Steve Bechler, a 23-year-old pitcher in the Baltimore Orioles organization, died of heatstroke in Florida.
If left untreated, heat exhaustion can lead to heatstroke.
Heatstroke deaths prompt new high school football rules.
College mascot dies of heatstroke , employee attempts cover-up.
Vet that cared for the dog says it died of heatstroke .
Lucero dodge heatstroke and hangovers (probably) in epic show.
After Heatstroke , When Is It Safe to Exercise.
It's up to all of us to save our parks from heatstroke .
How To Enjoy An Outdoor Concert On A Potentially 100-Degree Day Without Dying Of Heatstroke Or Sunburn.
It is the ten year anniversary of the heatstroke-related death of #77 Korey String.
Heatstroke Prevention Products Unreliable for Saving Kids in Hot Cars.
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