hot wave

noun

Definition of hot wave

: a period of relatively high temperatures specifically : one caused by the southerly winds in front of an advancing cyclone or by the accumulating heat in a stagnant anticyclone

called also heat wave

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“Hot wave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hot%20wave. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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