A “hot spot” would strongly suggest cancer; no hot spot would mean the likelihood of cancer was incredibly low.
At five thousand feet up and well away from the hot spot, Stan took stock.
The better plan is to move it slightly from the “hot spot” into the surrounding parts of the flame at the moment of blowing.
Messmates, but if Flint was living, this would be a hot spot for you and me.
Still mother made no answer, but I saw a hot spot coming into both her cheeks.
Comparatively large masses of silica may be softened in a comparatively small jet if the hot spot is properly utilised.
After a rest the Canadians took over a new piece of line near Festubert, and a hot spot it was.
Great guns, messmates, but if Flint was living this would be a hot spot for you and me!
She did not look pale; there was a hot spot on either cheek—a spot of vivid rose.
The arrangement, moreover, secured at no cost a good vaporizer, or modern "hot spot."
hot spot n.
A region in a gene in which there is a high rate of mutation. Its existence depends on the size of the region concerned, the readiness with which the mutation can be detected, and the possibility that selection against mutants at that point is less than that against mutants elsewhere.
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A volcanic area that forms as a tectonic plate moves over a point heated from deep within the Earth's mantle. The source of the heat is thought to be the decay of radioactive elements. The Hawaiian Islands formed as a series of hot spots. See more at tectonic boundary.