hot-spotting

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sun-dried brick; used in hot dry climates adobe , adobe brick
(zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period aestivation , estivation
device injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust afterburner
genus with one species that is a rapidly growing climbing vine with tuberous roots; grown in hot climates Agdestis , genus Agdestis
gas made of carbon monoxide and hydrogen and nitrogen; made by passing air over hot coke air gas , producer gas
brass that has more zinc and is stronger than alpha brass; used in making castings and hot-worked products alpha-beta brass , Muntz metal , yellow metal
heavy block of iron or steel on which hot metals are shaped by hammering anvil
one-humped camel of the hot deserts of northern Africa and southwestern Asia Arabian camel , Camelus dromedarius , dromedary
covered gravy holder of silver or other metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warm argyle , argyll
corn bread wrapped in cabbage leaves and baked in hot ashes (southern) ashcake , ash cake , corn tash
large pan that is filled with hot water; smaller pans containing food can be set in the larger pan to keep food warm or to cook food slowly bain-marie
pit where wood or charcoal is burned to make a bed of hot coals suitable for barbecuing meat barbecue pit
rack to hold meat for cooking over hot charcoal usually out of doors barbecue , barbeque
town in southwestern England on the River Avon; famous for its hot springs and Roman remains Bath
cubes of beef cooked in hot oil and then dipped in various tasty sauces beef fondue , boeuf fondu bourguignon
plant bearing very small and very hot oblong red fruits; includes wild forms native to tropical America; thought to be ancestral to the sweet pepper and many hot peppers bird pepper , Capsicum baccatum , Capsicum frutescens baccatum
burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flame blowlamp , blowtorch , torch
pain that feels hot as if it were on fire burn , burning
form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin burning
Eurasian perennial herb with white flowers that emit flammable vapor in hot weather burning bush , Dictamnus alba , dittany , fraxinella , gas plant
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