Recent Examples of heatstroke from the Web
More than 800 children have died of heatstroke in vehicles since 1990, the organization said.
Alaska State Troopers say the van was stolen July 10 from Fireweed Road and found nearby on July 13, with Flash dead from heatstroke inside.
Doctors at Shock Trauma used it to save a teenage gunshot victim and then a college football player and an amateur triathlete who suffered heatstrokes.
Zhang Chao, 25, suffered heatstroke and died while being held by swindlers in Tianjin in July, the police said.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, between 1998 and 2016, 739 children died nationwide due to vehicular heatstroke.
On average, about 37 children die of heatstroke in cars each year in the U.S., roughly 10 percent of them in day-care vehicles.
Does the thought of running errands give you premature heatstroke?
Ten years ago, the 2-year-old daughter of high school assistant principal Brenda Nesselroad-Slaby died of heatstroke after being left in her mother's vehicle.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'heatstroke.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of heatstroke
HEATSTROKE Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of heatstroke
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up heatstroke? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).