fever

  • 1 Fever — (also known as pyrexia, from the Greek pyretos meaning fire, or a febrile response, from the Latin word febris , meaning fever, and archaically known as ague) is a frequent medical sign that describes an increase in internal body temperature to… …

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  • 2 Fever — Fe ver (f[=e] v[ e]r), n. [OE. fever, fefer, AS. fefer, fefor, L. febris: cf. F. fi[ e]vre. Cf. {Febrile}.] 1. (Med.) A diseased state of the system, marked by increased heat, acceleration of the pulse, and a general derangement of the functions …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Fever — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La palabra fever (fiebre en inglés) puede referirse a: Música Fever (2001), álbum de Kylie Minogue; Fever to Tell (2003), álbum de Yeah Yeah Yeahs; Fever*Fever (1999), álbum de Puffy AmiYumi; Fever (1956), canción de …

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  • 4 Fever — (англ. лихорадка). Fever (песня)  песня Отиса Блэквелла, представленная Пегги Ли и перепетая множеством артистов, в частности: Fever в исполнении Элвиса Пресли Fever (песня Мадонны)  кавер предыдущей песни, спетый Мадонной. Fever… …

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  • 5 Fever — (engl.: Fieber) bezeichnet: Fever (Bullet for My Valentine Album), Album der Band Bullet for My Valentine (2010) Fever (Kylie Minogue Album), Album von Kylie Minogue (2001) Fever (Lied), Lied von Little Willie John (1956) Fever (Roman), Roman von …

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  • 6 Fever — Fe ver, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fevered} (f[=e] v[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Fevering}.] To put into a fever; to affect with fever; as, a fevered lip. [R.] [1913 Webster] The white hand of a lady fever thee. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 fever — [fē′vər] n. [ME < OE fefer & OFr fievre, both < L febris < IE base * dhegwh , to burn > L fovere, to warm, MIr daig, fire] 1. a body temperature that is higher than normal, caused by an infection, ovulation, vigorous exercise, etc.;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 fever — late O.E. fefor, fefer fever, from L. febris fever, related to fovere to warm, heat, probably from PIE root *dhegh burn (Cf. Goth. dags, O.E. dæg day, originally the heat ); but some suggest a reduplication of a root represented by Skt. *bhur …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 fever — index furor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 fever — [n] state of high temperature or agitation burning up*, delirium, ecstasy, excitement, febrile disease, ferment, fervor, fire, flush, frenzy, heat, intensity, passion, pyrexia, restlessness, running a temperature*, the shakes*, turmoil, unrest;… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 fever — ► NOUN 1) an abnormally high body temperature, usually accompanied by shivering, headache, and in severe instances, delirium. 2) a state of nervous excitement or agitation. DERIVATIVES feverish adjective feverishly adverb feverishness noun.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 fever — feverless, adj. /fee veuhr/, n. 1. an abnormal condition of the body, characterized by undue rise in temperature, quickening of the pulse, and disturbance of various body functions. 2. an abnormally high body temperature. 3. the number of degrees …

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  • 13 Fever — Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 degrees F. (37 degrees C.), in practice a person is usually not considered to have a significant fever until the temperature is above 100.4 degrees F (38 degrees C.).… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 14 fever — fe|ver [ˈfi:və US ər] n [Date: 900 1000; : Latin; Origin: febris] 1.) [U and C] an illness or a medical condition in which you have a very high temperature ▪ Andy has a fever and won t be coming into work today. ▪ I woke up this morning with a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 fever — Synonyms and related words: abscess, agitation, ague, amok, anemia, animal heat, ankylosis, anoxia, apnea, asphyxiation, asthma, ataxia, atrophy, attack, backache, bleeding, blennorhea, blood heat, bluster, bobbery, body heat, boil, boiling,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 fever — noun 1 high temperature ADJECTIVE ▪ high, raging ▪ She had a very high fever. ▪ mild, slight ▪ persistent ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 fever — 01. My daughter is quite sick; she has a bad cough, a high [fever], and a runny nose. 02. She is somewhat [feverish] and pale looking. I think she should go home to bed. 03. Yuki worked [feverishly] from the minute classes ended until well past… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 18 fever — noun 1 (C, U) an illness or a medical condition in which you have a very high temperature: He s in bed with a fever. | Take some aspirin it ll help the fever to go down. see also: hay fever, scarlet fever, yellow fever 2 (singular) a situation in …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 fever — n. elevated temperature of the body 1) to come down with, develop a fever 2) a constant; high; intermittent; mild, slight; recurrent; remittent fever 3) a fever breaks, subsides disease or condition 4) glandular; hay; relapsing; rheumatic; Rocky… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 fever — [[t]fi͟ːvə(r)[/t]] fevers 1) N VAR If you have a fever when you are ill, your body temperature is higher than usual and your heart beats faster. → See also , rheumatic fever, scarlet fever My Uncle Jim had a high fever... Symptoms of the disease… …

    English dictionary


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