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hookah

, hooka
an oriental pipe for smoking marijuana, tobacco, etc., consisting of one or more long flexible stems connected to a container of water or other liquid through which smoke is drawn and cooled

hookah

[′hü·kə]
(engineering)
An air supply device used in free diving, comprising a demand regulator worn by the diver and a hose extending to a compressed air supply at the surface.
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Pack years of huqqa smokers were calculated using the similar formula, but number of hours of smoking was first converted into number of cigarettes per day.1 2 Five milliliters of blood sample was collected in a sodium citrate vacutainer.
He said that many Sheesha (Huqqa) bars had closed down after successful enforcement of the ban by the ICT administration.
Of the tobacco addiction 43(37.1%) males and 5(5.9%) females used cigarettes, 2(1.7%) males used sheesha and 7(6.0%) males and 2(2.4%) females used huqqa.
Some of the potential stroke risk factors that are unique to our population and are unstudied include huqqa (water- pipe) smoking, orally chewed tobacco (naswar, pan, mishri, ghutka, bajjar, and ghundi), different forms of clarified butter and hydrogenated oils, rheumatic heart disease, and high prevalence of hepatitis B and C.
Clive of India Museum A bejewelled silver huqqa opium pipe and a steel elephant goad are among new items loaned to Powis Castle's fascinating Clive of India Museum by the family, adding to its present collection of around 300 incredible Indian artefacts.
The treasures included a silver huqqa pipe inset with sapphires and rubies, which the National Trust had hoped to buy.
The account of new acquisitions ranges from an Italian renaissance devotional painting to a rococo French portrait, and the Trust is about to launch a campaign to secure a huqqa made in Lucknow for Clive of India (see page 77).
A dagger decorated with jewelled floral sprays went under the hammer for pounds 733,250, a huqqa pipe encrusted with sapphires and royal blue enamel fetched pounds 94,850, and a pale green nephrite jade bowl sold for pounds 53,775.
[The debate continues, for the following issue of Muqarnas contains an article suggesting the same vessels were huqqa bases!] Only one article deals with the traditional field of Persian painting and drawing.
The Market is the neighbouring restaurant of the popular Huqqa lounge.
During the campaign against narcotics, the squad recovered 39 bottles of liquor, 2-kg charas, eight 'shisha huqqa' and 578 packets of gutka.