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sunstroke

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noun sun·stroke \-ˌstrōk\

Simple Definition of sunstroke

  • medical : a serious condition that happens when someone has been in the sun too long and that causes a person to stop sweating, have a very high body temperature, and become exhausted or unconscious

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sunstroke

  1. :  heatstroke caused by direct exposure to the sun

1829

First Known Use of sunstroke

1829


SUNSTROKE Defined for Kids

sunstroke

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noun sun·stroke \ˈsən-ˌstrōk\

Definition of sunstroke for Students

  1. :  an illness that is marked by high fever and weakness and is caused by exposure to too much sun




Medical Dictionary

sunstroke

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noun sun·stroke \-ˌstrōk\

Medical Definition of sunstroke

  1. :  heatstroke caused by direct exposure to the sun; broadly :  heatstroke





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