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Meaning of “heat wave” in the English Dictionary

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heat wave[C]

a ​period of ​days during which the ​weather is much ​hotter than ​usual
(Definition of heat wave from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “heat wave”
in Chinese (Simplified) 热浪, 酷热期…
in Turkish sıcak dalgası…
in Russian период сильной жары…
in Chinese (Traditional) 熱浪, 酷熱期…
in Polish fala upałów…
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