hot weather


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hot weather a period of unusually high temperatures
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  • Jane Austen
    “What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.”


In literature:

In hot weather, the only work was shelling corn.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume IV, Georgia Narratives, Part 1" by Work Projects Administration
Just before the hot weather the coffee trees throw out a small flush of young wood.
"Gold, Sport, And Coffee Planting In Mysore" by Robert H. Elliot
It would probably mean Simla in the hot weather, and only short absences for me.
"The Lamp in the Desert" by Ethel M. Dell
She knows only the Hot Weather, the Monsoon or Rains, and the Cold Weather.
"The Elephant God" by Gordon Casserly
The memory of it rejoiced him throughout the terrible hours of the long journey in the baking heat and blinding glare of the Hot Weather day.
"The Jungle Girl" by Gordon Casserly
Or broiled chicken, chicken croquettes, or an aspic, is served with the salad in very hot weather.
"Etiquette" by Emily Post
We soon got into hot weather, and at night every available bit of deck space was used on which to sleep.
"The Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2" by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
It was a very dark night, without moon or stars, a hot and still night wherein a man weather-wise might smell the rain.
"The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay" by Maurice Hewlett
Hot weather is favourable for application, were it not that it makes the composer sleepy.
"The Journal of Sir Walter Scott" by Walter Scott
One had, however, to live mostly on ice-cream soda in the hot weather, which cost money.
"Winnie Childs" by C. N. Williamson
The weather was suffocatingly hot.
"A Woman's Part in a Revolution" by Natalie Harris Hammond
During the month of November, the weather was hot and sultry, with only one shower of rain; the wind from the east-south-east.
"An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island" by John Hunter
In hot weather set them in sand.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened" by Kenelm Digby
The weather was very hot, and oppressive to the party, most of whom are now complaining of sickness.
"History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I." by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
The weather is still very hot, but no longer past bearing, and we are enjoying it, staying on from day to day.
"The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
On the third day, after a long tiring march in hot weather along dusty roads, the Regiment marched into Autheux.
"The Story of the "9th King's" in France" by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
We shall thus save two days, which in this hot weather is much for us.
"The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death, Volume II (of 2), 1869-1873" by David Livingstone
Sometimes I am disposed to think the hot weather is passed, but we must take into account the strong breeze blowing from the north-east.
"Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, Volume 1" by James Richardson
Hoeing keeps the soil cool and moist in hot weather, the loose layer acting like a mulch of straw.
"Lessons on Soil" by E. J. Russell
In the hot weather they would go together to the hills, leaving Mr Judge behind.
"The Independence of Claire" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

In poetry:

The dust and sun is life and fun;
The hot and sultry weather
A higher zest gives every breast,
Thus jumbled all together.
"The Journey From School And To School" by Charles Lamb
While the weather waxed hot they hove and they sot,
Like the scow in the famous old story,
And what made the fight an enjoyable sight
Was the fact that they fought con amore.
"The Blue And Gray" by Eugene Field
Where is the daughter of old Hawk and Buckle,
And what of Mistress Jenny this hot summer weather?
She sits in the parlour with smell of honeysuckle,
Trimming her bonnet with red ostrich feather.
"Hawk And Buckle" by Robert Graves
Where is the grey goat of old Hawk and Buckle,
And what of pretty Nanny this hot summer weather?
She stays not contented with little or with muckle,
Straining for daisies at the end of her tether.
"Hawk And Buckle" by Robert Graves
For this is our motto at old Hawk and Buckle,
We cling to it close and we sing all together,
"Every man for himself at our old Hawk and Buckle,
And devil take the hindmost this hot summer weather."
"Hawk And Buckle" by Robert Graves
Where is the landlord of old Hawk and Buckle,
And what of Master Straddler this hot summer weather?
He's along in the tap-room with broad cheeks a-chuckle,
And ten bold companions all drinking together.
"Hawk And Buckle" by Robert Graves

In news:

Hot weather won't halt Twilight Parade.
So I know the hot weather didn't get here but when it does I want some our friends from the Tri-Cities Redneck Nation to do this.
Tahoe Hot Places as Weather Heats Up.
Hot dry weather means more turkeys.
Tenth Brooklyn Ice Cream Social proves a hot -weather hit.
Hot Chocolate for Cool Weather.
Cold weather demands hot chocolate .
Aside from browning grass and hurting crops, the hot, humid weather can also trigger asthma.
Hot weather won't halt Twilight Parade.
Keeping an eye on the elderly during hot weather .
Cockroaches Thriving in Hot Weather , Turning Up in Swimming Pools, Bathrooms Seeking Water.
After weeks of heat, a break in L.A.'s hot weather is near.
Gumbos appropriate for hot weather .
Despite The Hot Weather The Mayor's Blues Ball Festival a Hit in Medicine Park.
Hot-weather training may even eclipse high-altitude training when it comes to improving your performance.

In science:

An important example is the statistics of hot or cold records in weather data.
Correlations between record events in sequences of random variables with a linear trend