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- n. Alternative spelling of hot spot.
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- n. a lively entertainment spot
- n. a place of political unrest and potential violence
- n. a point of relatively intense heat or radiation
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Among the distinctive bird species in the hotspot is the aforementioned white-winged guan (Penelope albipennis, CR), which is found only in the dry forests at the southern extreme of the hotspot.
Another hotspot is a shallow, mud-bottomed bay, especially one on a lake's northern shore.
A wi-fi hotspot is a public place that offers wireless access.
I love both ... nothing beats the excitement of exploring new hunting territory and hoping that new hotspot is just around the next bend ... still, the knowledge gained by hunting the same piece of country, season after season, is invaluable and only comes with time ...
However, the hard part about crime data is that it is usually disproportionally impacted by certain "hotspot areas," as well as certain types of crime.
Although about 12.5 % of the hotspot is under some form of protection, only about 6.9 % of the land area is conserved in protected areas that fall within IUCN categories I to IV.
The rest of the hotspot is bounded on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the east by the 1,000-meter elevation contour of the western slope of the Andes Mountains, where the Tropical Andes hotspot begins.
I don't know about anyone else, but this seems to me a great thing since there are no landlines and no cable access where we will be living, and the nearest wifi hotspot is 2 miles away.
Once someone registers the free software, and becomes a ‘Fonero’, FON provides maps of where the new hotspot is located.
The “Blogmobile” plying the streets of New York City this week enables the public to carry on Internet conversations with celebrities while at the same time the traveling Wi-Fi hotspot is proving the concept that terrestrial IP links can deliver Web access to moving vehicles.