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1. and hot under the collar mod. angry. Gee, that guy is really hot under the collar. What did I do?
2. mod. wanted by the police. (Underworld.) Lefty is hot because of his part in the bank job.
3. mod. stolen. Rocko won’t touch a hot watch or anything else hot.
4. mod. carrying contraband and subject to arrest if caught. Lefty was hot and needed a place to stay.
5. mod. having a run of good luck in gambling. I was hot when I started. I’m broke now.
6. mod. of great renown; doing quite well for the time being. The opera tenor was hot, and even the lowbrows would pay to hear him.
7. mod. alcohol intoxicated. (Old.) Willy was too hot to stand up.
8. mod. selling well. These things are really hot this season.
9. mod. sexy; sexually arousing. Wow, who was that hot hunk you were with?
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Definition 2: A network can be defined as G = (V, E, H), where V is the node set in the network, E is the edge set and H is the hotness set of nodes.
According to extensive and ongoing research conducted by Hanley Wood Market Intelligence (formerly the Meyers Group), these markets are among the strongest in the country when it comes to housing demand, employment growth, and other "hotness" factors.
Golf Association's .830 limit on the "coefficient of restitution"--essentially, a club's hotness. Thanks to a strong, low-density metal called Alpha Steel, the VT830 approaches that limit.
The new Viacom, it's suggested, may set the pattern for other companies to divide themselves into "hotness" and "coldness." That is, until the "cold" companies become "hot" again, and vice versa.
The solar energy is usually affected by the sun's shining rate during the day, beside the rate of the hotness of the air over the ground.
But ether changes and disjoins everything that occurs in its [realm] because it is hot in actuality and one of the properties of the hotness in actuality is that it brings together similar genera and separates dissimilar genera--it is the separator of dissimilar and gatherer of similar genera.
Don't get carried away by the newness and the hotness of this marketplace.
Piquin peppers are also not as hot: Tabasco peppers rank near the top of the scale in terms of spiciness--30,000 to 50,000 heat units (HU's) on the Scoville scale, which was developed by Wilbur Scoville in 1912 as a test to measure the hotness of different peppers.
It doesn't necessarily follow that the largest markets in this category are also the fastest growing, however--Las Vegas, for example, shoots to the top spot in the Outlook Study's market hotness index, followed by Boise, Idaho; Raleigh, North Carolina; Phoenix; Charlotte, North Carolina; Atlanta; Orlando, Florida; Sarasota, Florida; Austin, Texas; and Denver (see Figure 2).
"It doesn't burn as hot, and it takes about three times longer to reach that hotness," Wilkie says.
There can be a lot of variation in hotness in homegrown peppers, even in the very hot varieties like cayenne and jalapeno.
1 on its Market Hotness list, which measures per capita home-building.
What MOMA in fact presented was a body of painters each seeking to proclaim his or her hotness by appropriating the scale and idiom it was Schnabel's historical mission to have hit upon as what must be expected if an artist is truly hot.
Global warming is common now a days, because of scientific methods, factories also release carbon dioxides, which go in earth and reduce a big hotness, due to it our cities or countries are too hot, and hotness can disturb the farmers to do planting vegetables, which is the need of every individuals.