run a fever/temperature

Definition of run a fever/temperature

  1. :  to have a body temperature that is higher than normal

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to go faster than a walk

    :  to go steadily by springing steps so that both feet leave the ground for an instant in each step

    :  to move at a fast gallop

  1. :  an act or the action of running :  continued rapid movement

    :  a quickened gallop

    :  a migration of fish (as up or down a river) especially to spawn

  1. :  being in a melted state

    :  made from molten material :  cast in a mold

    :  having made a migration or spawning run

  1. :  a rise of body temperature above the normal

    :  any of various diseases of which fever is a prominent symptom

    :  a state of heightened or intense emotion or activity

  1. :  to throw into a fever :  agitate

    :  to contract or be in a fever :  become feverish

  1. :  degree of hotness or coldness measured on a definite scale

    :  the degree of heat that is natural to the body of a living being

    :  abnormally high body heat

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