|hot flush or (US) hot flash|
|a sudden unpleasant hot feeling in the skin, caused by endocrine imbalance, esp experienced by women at menopause|
|hot flash or (US) hot flash|
hot flash n.
A sudden, brief sensation of heat, often over the entire body, caused by a transient dilation of the blood vessels of the skin and experienced by some menopausal women. Also called hot flush.