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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After that, do the Heimlich manoeuvre five times (thumbside of your fist just above their belly button, your other hand around your fist, quickly pull your fist in and up).
The Heimlich manoeuvre, which Peter insists Mollypops did not use, is among a variety of methods used to help choking victims.
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.
The Heimlich manoeuvre, which involves grasping a person around the waist with both arms and pressing into the stomach to force a piece of food out and stop them from choking, has proved a life-saver on numerous occasions.
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.
She was unable to breathe and her lips had turned blue before Julie and the customer stepped in using the Heimlich manoeuvre and sharp back slaps to dislodge the food.
A WAITRESS told yesterday how she helped save the life of a choking customer by performing the Heimlich manoeuvre which she learnt from watching the movie Mrs Doubtfire.
AN OFF DUTY nurse who saved a choking man with a Heimlich manoeuvre has received an award from the Ambulance Service Institute.
The resourceful coffee shop worker, originally from Llanrumney, calmly washed her hands before performing the Heimlich manoeuvre on the mystery woman.
When this didn't work he carried out the Heimlich manoeuvre and dislodged the grape.