Hot-spot meaning

hŏtspŏt
The definition of a hot spot is any area that provides wireless Internet access to devices that enter the area.

An example of a hot spot is a library, cafe, school, university, hospital, restaurant, hotel, retail store, and even some public parks.

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An area in which there is dangerous unrest or hostile action.
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A lively and popular place, such as a nightclub.
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An area of intense heat, radiation, or activity.
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A public area where a short-range wireless transmitter provides high-speed access to the Internet.
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An area of actual or potential trouble or violence.
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An area of especially intense heat or radiation.
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A building, business, or locality where wireless access to the Internet is provided or is available.
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A volcanic area that forms as a tectonic plate moves over a point heated from deep within the Earth's mantle. The source of the heat is thought to be the decay of radioactive elements. The Hawaiian Islands formed as a series of hot spots.
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A lively and entertaining place, such as a nightclub.
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(computing) A part of an application that consumes a significant amount of execution time.
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(computing, graphical user interface) Part of a control that responds dynamically as the user moves the pointer over it, as for example in an image map.
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(genetics) The region of a gene in which there is higher than normal rate of mutation.
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(networking) A location in which WiFi Internet access is available.
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(planetology, geology) The surface manifestation of a plume that rises from deep in the celestial body’s mantle.
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