hotspot

A region of DNA that is particularly prone to mutation or transposition.

hotspot

  1. a place of political unrest and potential violence
  2. a point of intense heat or radiation
  3. a lively entertainment spot

HotSpot

HotSpot, released as the `Java HotSpot Performance Engine` is a Java virtual machine for desktops and servers, maintained and distributed by Oracle Corporation. It features techniques such as just-in-time compilation and adaptive optimization designed to improve performance. ==History== The Java HotSpot Performance Engine, first released April 2.....
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hotspot

(from the article `Computers and Information Systems`) The iPhone added momentum to the trend of accessing the Internet via Wi-Fi (wireless-fidelity) hot spots, which were found in restaurants, hotels, ... ...be comparable to or faster than similarly priced high-speed access from telephone or cable television companies. The municipal Wi...
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Hotspot

[geology] The places known as hotspots or hot spots in geology are volcanic regions thought to be fed by underlying mantle that is anomalously hot compared with the mantle elsewhere. They may be unanimously hot, and provide a great deal of molten magma. They may be on, near to, or far from tectonic plate boundaries. There are two hypotheses...
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Hotspot

[Wi-Fi] A hotspot is a site that offers Internet access over a wireless local area network (WLAN) through the use of a router connected to a link to an Internet service provider. Hotspots typically use Wi-Fi technology. Hotspots may be found in coffee shops and various other public establishments in many developed urban areas throughout the...
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Hotspot

An area of instability or potential danger. A conservation hotspot is a geographical location where plants and/or animals are in danger of becoming extinct.
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Hotspot

An area on earth with an unusual concentration of species, many of which are often endemic to the area.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20945

Hotspot

Any location where Wi-Fi network access (usually Internet access) is made publicly available. Hotspots can often be found in airports, hotels, coffee shops, and other places where business-people tend to congregate. They enable a user with a laptop equipped for Wi-Fi to contact a local hotspot and get connected through its network to reach the Inte...
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hotspot

In genetics, an area of DNA that is likely to mutate (change).
Found on http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary?expand=H
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