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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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The victim showed signs of choking including bloodshot eyes.
In 2012 she saved her younger daughter Hero, now seven, who was choking after swallowing a small plastic star.
"This is a HUGE step in the right direction to stop hurting and choking pets," said Chuck Simons, inventor of both the new product and the Groomers Helper Safety & Positioning System.
Choking is very common, in adults too, people are very busy and they're eating at the same time at their work station.
The advice included specific information about how to reduce the risk of choking.
The small parts test regulation is required by the Federal Hazardous Substances Act under the Code of Federal Regulation (CFR), premised to prevent death and injuries to children under the age of three from choking on, inhaling, or swallowing small objects they may put in their mouths [4].
THE doctor credited with developing the Heimlich manoeuvre says he used the emergency technique for the first time himself to save a woman choking on food at his senior living centre.
While the concept of a choking a shotgun bore dates back to the latter half of the 18th century, the idea of a detachable tube didn't appear until April 1866, when American gunsmith Sylvester H.
HAFIZABAD -- The villagers near Qadirabad barrage expressed grave concern over the use of substandard material in the repair of the choking bund at the Qadirabad barrage and called upon the chief minister and secretary irrigation to probe into the use of substandard material in the repair of the choking bund.
LAHORE -- Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) carried out a special operation by deploying sanitary workers and necessary gadgets at citys major choking points after heavy rain spell in order to make sure cleanliness in the city.
MORE than three-quarters of parents in Birmingham do not know how to save their baby from choking, shocking new figures have revealed.