coughing

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cough

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  • coughing — n. a fit of coughing * * * a fit of coughing …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Coughing — Cough Cough (k?f), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Coughed} (k?ft); p. pr. & vb. n. {Coughing}.] [Cf. D. kuchen, MHG. k?chen to breathe, G. keuchen to pant, and E. chincough, the first part of which is prob. akin to cough; cf. also E. choke.] To expel air,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coughing — noun A cough, the act of coughing …   Wiktionary

  • coughing — noun Coughing is used before these nouns: ↑fit …   Collocations dictionary

  • coughing — n. sudden expelling of air from the lungs kÉ’f n. loud expulsion of air from the lungs; respiratory inflammation characterized by repeated coughing; confession v. loudly expel air from the lungs; admit something, confess …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coughing up — noun the act of expelling (food or phlegm) by coughing • Hypernyms: ↑expulsion, ↑projection, ↑ejection, ↑forcing out …   Useful english dictionary

  • coughing — n. a form of violent exhalation by which irritant particles in the airways can be expelled. Stimulation of the cough reflexes results in the glottis being kept closed until a high expiratory pressure has built up, which is then suddenly released …   Medical dictionary

  • coughing — n. a form of violent exhalation by which irritant particles in the airways can be expelled. Stimulation of the cough reflexes results in the glottis being kept closed until a high expiratory pressure has built up, which is then suddenly released …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • coughing — noun a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis • Syn: ↑cough • Derivationally related forms: ↑cough, ↑cough (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coughing Up a Storm — Studio album by Frenzal Rhomb Released 1995 …   Wikipedia

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