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Epidemiology Hot area, hot side A Biosafety Level 4 room or area in which trained personnel work with highly virulent infectious organisms—e.g., Ebola virus
Medspeak A regionally popular term for a place—e.g., the emergency department—where diagnosing, assessing, and treating patients with a particular condition occurs

hot zone

In a hazardous materials incident or biohazard laboratory, the area where the hazardous materials are located. This area cannot be entered without protective equipment, special permission, and specialized training.
See also: zone
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The hot zone is any area where the average summer temperature is higher than 80 degrees.
In addition to larger hot zones, AT&T has 20,000 hot spots in restaurants and cafes in the U.
The utility developed the hot zones based on a University of California, Los Angeles, study of L.
Councilwoman Wendy Greuel said that while she supports tiered rates, she wants to see the data before she's convinced that Studio City and Toluca Lake should be excluded from the hot zone.
From 47 barangays last week, the number of dengue hot zones shot to 80.
The company's solutions can be implemented indoors and outdoors in such applications as: mobile data offloading; hot zones (Passpoint ready); education; rural broadband; oil & gas; smart cities; urban access; mobile security; and backhaul.
Paralvinella sulfincola is one of the few worms that set up house in the hot zones of hydrothermal vents called chimneys.
ArrowSpan's mesh routers form a self-configuring and self-healing wireless broadband data network, and can expand hotspots to hot zones.
ArrowSpan's dual radio design provides better Wi-Fi coverage, and can expand internet hot spots to hot zones effortlessly by using Wi-Fi mesh technology with plug-n-play installation.
provides global Wi-Fi Internet access through the Boingo[R] Roaming System, which comprises 60,000 hot spots in airports, hotels, cafes and other public places, including metropolitan hot zones.