choking

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choking

[′chōk·iŋ]
(fluid mechanics)
The condition prevailing in compressible fluid flow when the upper limit of mass flow is reached, or when the speed of sound is reached in a duct.
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Peter - the son of Heimlich manoeuvre inventor Henry - got in touch after reading our story about the five-year-old animal.
I saw in my head Squidward with his clarinet lodged in his throat and then SpongeBob does the Heimlich manoeuvre and the clarinet comes flying out of his mouth," she said.
Working on the principle that 'if someone saves your life, they'll be your friend for life', he is a man who pretends to be choking to death in order to win financial sympathies- in-kind via the Heimlich Manoeuvre.
Callum Smith, eight, carried out the Heimlich manoeuvre on six-year-old Thomas Osborne when the sweet got stuck in his throat.
He grabbed the woman and after a series of back-slaps, he performed the Heimlich manoeuvre, which dislodged the trapped food.
In a scene reminiscent of the end of Mrs Doubtfire, Amanda Holden has revealed Hollywood star Thomas Haden Church saved her husband Chris' life by giving him the Heimlich manoeuvre when he started choking in a restaurant in LA.
A POOCH saved the life of her choking owner - by performing the Heimlich manoeuvre.
I dislodged it with a chip before an American tourist tried the Heimlich Manoeuvre. Then finished the pie.
Three days later she performed the Heimlich manoeuvre on her brother Ben, then 13, when he began to choke.
Springer spaniel saves choking owner by performing the Heimlich manoeuvre A dog is not just a man's best friend it's also a woman's.
SUPER?POOCH Mollypops saved her choking owner by using her "doggy sense" to perform the Heimlich manoeuvre on her.
The Oscar winner, 83, saw Steve John gasping for breath and did the Heimlich manoeuvre.