run a fever/temperature

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of run a fever/temperature

: to have a body temperature that is higher than normal

Word by Word Definitions

run play
  1. : to go faster than a walk

  2. : to move at a fast gallop

  3. : flee, retreat, escape

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

  2. : a quickened gallop

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

  1. : being in a melted state

  2. : made from molten material : cast in a mold

  3. : having made a migration or spawning run

fever play
  1. : a rise of body temperature above the normal

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

  3. : a state of heightened or intense emotion or activity

  1. : to throw into a fever : agitate

  2. : to contract or be in a fever : become feverish

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

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

  3. : abnormally high body heat


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