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toasted skin syndrome - definition and synonyms


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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a physical condition suffered by people who work with laptops on their laps. It can cause a rash on the skin and discolouration.

    The heat generated by the ubiquitous devices can cause 'toasted skin syndrome' - a nettle sting-like rash that can cause permanent discolouration and, in rare cases, cancer.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 04/10/2010


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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