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HOTSPOT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does hotspot mean? 

HOTSPOT (noun)
  The noun HOTSPOT has 3 senses:

1. a place of political unrest and potential violence
2. a point of relatively intense heat or radiation
3. a lively entertainment spot

  Familiarity information: HOTSPOT used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


HOTSPOT (noun)


Sense 1hotspot [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A place of political unrest and potential violence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

hot spot; hotspot

Context example:

the United States cannot police all of the world's hot spots

Hypernyms ("hotspot" is a kind of...):

geographic area; geographic region; geographical area; geographical region (a demarcated area of the Earth)


Sense 2hotspot [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A point of relatively intense heat or radiation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

hot spot; hotspot

Hypernyms ("hotspot" is a kind of...):

point (the precise location of something; a spatially limited location)


Sense 3hotspot [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A lively entertainment spot

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

hot spot; hotspot

Hypernyms ("hotspot" is a kind of...):

spot (a business establishment for entertainment)


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