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hotbed of something

Fig. a nest of something; a gathering place of something. This office is a hotbed of lazy people. My class is a hotbed of nerds.
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hotbed of something

n. a nest of something; a gathering place of something. This office is a hotbed of lazy people.
See also: hotbed, of, something
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Robbie Savage finds that Boro really can be a hotbed of passion during a full and frank exchange of views with Danny MILLs when the TV pundit was playing for Birmingham City
Hotbed investor Bill Eastwood, of Eastwood Anglo Corporate Finance, introduced the deal and in return has been appointed a non-executive director of Avocet.
Unlike cow, pig, goat and sheep manure, horse manure heats up when wetted down (due in large part to its high straw content), nicely warming the hotbed.
Each of the beds, including a hotbed, featherbed, unmade bed, waterbed, twin beds, smelly bed, four poster bed and bed of roses will be given to schools in Newcastle.
Gary Robins, Hotbed chief executive, said: "Andrew's appointment is a key part of our strategy to boost our nationwide offering by strengthening our investor member base and increasing our resources to identify more high-quality investment opportunities.
By: MENA TRIPOLI -- 16 November 2017: The Libyan army bombarded and destroyed on Thursday the biggest Daesh hotbed south of Sirte city in Libya.
Jewellery Quarter-based Hotbed Media will have to travel to Leeds to film their series Win My Wage .
The area, which many people consider the dividing line between Williamsburg and Greenpoint, is quickly becoming a hotbed of residential development.
Hotbed 2004 will focus on the themes of garden, fashion and design, and forms part of the pounds 140m culture10 programme announced last year for creating a decade of world-class culture in the North East.
Aerospace-rich Southern California has been a hotbed of perchlorate contamination.
Hotbed 2004 is the theme for this year, reflecting a hotbed of ideas and creativity developed in the North East.
RESIDENTS of a sedate Scottish seaside town are raging after their home was turned into a hotbed of passion for a raunchy American novel.
Hollywood has always been a hotbed of political activism, from Charlie Chaplin hawking World War I bonds right on through to Oscar-winner Olympia Dukakis stumping for her cousin Michael.
Illinois is a burgeoning hotbed for quality IT companies," said Fred Hoch, president of the ITA.
On August 1, the Third Army could arrest one Takfiri element and destroy a terrorist hotbed during raids on terrorist hideouts in Central Sinai, the military Spokesperson said.