Definition of Suffocation

Suffocation n. means: The act of suffocating, or the state of being suffocated; death caused by smothering or choking.

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Suffocation n. means: The act of suffocating, or the state of being suffocated; death caused by smothering or choking.

Meaning of Suffocation

Suffocation (n.) means: The act of suffocating, or the state of being suffocated; death caused by smothering or choking.

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Apnoea (n.): Partial privation or suspension of breath; suffocation.

Throttle (v. i.): To have the throat obstructed so as to be in danger of suffocation; to choke; to suffocate.

Suffocation (n.): The act of suffocating, or the state of being suffocated; death caused by smothering or choking.

Burke (v. t.): To murder by suffocation, or so as to produce few marks of violence, for the purpose of obtaining a body to be sold for dissection.

Asphyxy (n.): Apparent death, or suspended animation; the condition which results from interruption of respiration, as in suffocation or drowning, or the inhalation of irrespirable gases.

Smother (v. t.): To affect as by suffocation; to stife; to deprive of air by a thick covering, as of ashes, of smoke, or the like; as, to smother a fire.

Angina (n.): Any inflammatory affection of the throat or faces, as the quinsy, malignant sore throat, croup, etc., especially such as tends to produce suffocation, choking, or shortness of breath.

Quinsy (n.): An inflammation of the throat, or parts adjacent, especially of the fauces or tonsils, attended by considerable swelling, painful and impeded deglutition, and accompanied by inflammatory fever. It sometimes creates danger of suffocation; -- called also squinancy, and squinzey.

Smother (v. t.): To destroy the life of by suffocation; to deprive of the air necessary for life; to cover up closely so as to prevent breathing; to suffocate; as, to smother a child.

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Meaning of jawbreakers

jawbreakers means: These were enormous gobstoppers with different coloured (and flavoured) layers. We all flirted daily with the real danger of horrible suffocation from these huge sweets - these days there'd be a pressure group lobbying Parliament. Great excitement was caused by the advent of the 'red hot' jawbreaker (which caused mild chemical burns to the roof of your mouth). (ed: remember them well - magic flavours - and while they were 'the' thing to have they were always in desperately short supply in the shops. When they came in, whichever shop had them was beseiged and always sold out in hours!).

Meaning of Apnoea

Apnoea means: Partial privation or suspension of breath; suffocation.

Meaning of Throttle

Throttle means: To have the throat obstructed so as to be in danger of suffocation; to choke; to suffocate.

Meaning of Suffocation

Suffocation means: The act of suffocating, or the state of being suffocated; death caused by smothering or choking.

Meaning of Burke

Burke means: To murder by suffocation, or so as to produce few marks of violence, for the purpose of obtaining a body to be sold for dissection.

Meaning of Asphyxy

Asphyxy means: Apparent death, or suspended animation; the condition which results from interruption of respiration, as in suffocation or drowning, or the inhalation of irrespirable gases.

Meaning of Smother

Smother means: To affect as by suffocation; to stife; to deprive of air by a thick covering, as of ashes, of smoke, or the like; as, to smother a fire.

Meaning of Angina

Angina means: Any inflammatory affection of the throat or faces, as the quinsy, malignant sore throat, croup, etc., especially such as tends to produce suffocation, choking, or shortness of breath.

Meaning of Quinsy

Quinsy means: An inflammation of the throat, or parts adjacent, especially of the fauces or tonsils, attended by considerable swelling, painful and impeded deglutition, and accompanied by inflammatory fever. It sometimes creates danger of suffocation; -- called also squinancy, and squinzey.

Meaning of Smother

Smother means: To destroy the life of by suffocation; to deprive of the air necessary for life; to cover up closely so as to prevent breathing; to suffocate; as, to smother a child.

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