The difference between sunburn and fever
is that "sunburn" is a burn on the skin caused by excess exposure to the sun’s rays and "fever" is a higher than normal body temperature of a person , usually caused by disease.
- A burn on the skin caused by excess exposure to the sun’s rays.
- (intransitive) To receive a sunburn.
- (transitive) To burn or tan (someone’s skin) by the sun; to allow (a part of one’s body) to become sunburnt.
- I have brought
- Your grace a Salamanders skin, to keep you
- From sun-burning.
- […] there is a a Country, in the World, call’d Turkey; where Women are secur’d against the Danger of Sun-burning, by being kept out of the open Air, and lock’d up, like other Jewels, in Places where no Mischief can reach ’em.
- My Aunt charg’d me not to pull off my Glove for fear of Sun-burning my hand.
- As we crossed the Colorado-Utah border I saw God in the sky in the form of huge gold sunburning clouds above the desert […]
- A higher than normal body temperature of a person (or, generally, a mammal), usually caused by disease.
- (usually in combination with one or more preceding words) Any of various diseases.
- A state of excitement or anxiety.
- (Can we verify(+) this sense?) A group of stingrays.
- “I have a fever. I think I’ve the flu.”
- scarlet fever
- an envious fever
- On the way back to the mainland the boat passed over a fever of stingrays, and the sight of them through the glass was enough to colour everything else, and outstrip it.
- They move like thoughts, like memory, like a Wes Anderson diorama of earthly delights: lionfish, an albacore, a fever of stingrays—and then like a wound, a sea turtle at eye level.
- To put into a fever; to affect with fever.
- To become fevered.
- a fevered lip
- the white hand of a lady fever thee