Hot Spot

Science / Geology / Hot Spot: A volcanic center located within a lithospheric plate that is thought to be caused by a plume of hot mantle material rising from depth.
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Other Words for Hot

Hot Noun Synonyms: fiery, white-hot, red-hot, piping hot, burning, blistering, scorching, roasting, frying, sizzling, searing, boiling, scalding, steaming, simmering, torrid, sweltering, sultry, heated
Hot Adjective Synonyms: intense, fervent, zealous, ardent, enthusiastic, passionate, fervid, vehement, excited, animated, impetuous, fiery, fierce, inflamed, sharp, violent

Other Words for Spot

Spot Noun Synonyms: morsel, bit, bite, smidgen or smidgin
Spot Verb Synonyms: mark, patch, speck, blot, blotch, blemish, speckle, fleck, particle, mote, macula, smudge, stain, stigma, discoloration, splodge or also splotch
Spot Adjective Synonyms: site, place, locale, location, locality, scene, setting, section, area, neighborhood, quarter

Screened Shot

Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Screened Shot: Goaltender's view is blocked by players between he and the shooter. MORE

Screen Shot

Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Screen Shot: A shot on goal that the goalie cannot see because it was taken from behind one or more players from either team standing in front of the net. MORE


Entertainment / Video Games / Screenshot: A still image of a game. MORE

Set Shot

Entertainment / Bowling / Set Shot: The same as hookout and rollout. MORE

Shot Clock

Entertainment / Basketball / Shot Clock: A clock that limits the time a team with the ball has to shoot it. MORE


Entertainment / Golf / Shot: 1. A stroke in golf and its result (assumes contact with the ball) 2. The act (past tense) of playing a stroke 3. Another way (past tense) to refer to one's score for a round of golf, or tournament MORE