huffing

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n huffing an act of forcible exhalation
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Usage

In literature:

It was one of the best jobs of well-verbalized huffing she'd heard, even from the professor.
"Legacy" by James H Schmitz
If you displayed no wish to hear the "good one," he was huffed.
"The House with the Green Shutters" by George Douglas Brown
Harry pretended to look huffed.
"Air Service Boys Flying for Victory" by Charles Amory Beach
I was slightly huffed by the boy's silence.
"The Wonder" by J. D. Beresford
There is in "Titus" none of Kyd's "huffing, bragging, puft" language.
"The Critics Versus Shakspere" by Francis A. Smith
When de Spain persisted, Lefever, huffed, confided to Bob Scott that when the general manager got ready he could catch Sassoon himself.
"Nan of Music Mountain" by Frank H. Spearman
He felt embarrassed and slightly huffed.
"Bring Me His Ears" by Clarence E. Mulford
He loves all His children and gets huffed at none.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner" by Alexander Irvine
Such cheese is termed "huffed" or "swelled.
"Outlines of dairy bacteriology" by H. L. Russell
There is no "huffing"; a player who can take must do so.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7" by Various
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In news:

The father of a 14-year-old who died after huffing helium, says charges against the person responsible are a small relief from a tragic ordeal.
Two teens charged in alleged huffing incident in New Bremen.
In the first incident officers were called to a home at 7:23 am May 31 after neighbors saw a teenager that appeared to be huffing paint, sitting on the porch.
Races keep Kitsap runners huffing and puffing all summer long.
Huffing and Puffing at Huffington.
It's hard to know what to do about huffing , the dangerous practice in which teens and pre-teens inhale the fumes of paints, solvents, hairsprays and other products in order to produce a drug-like high.
She huffed and she puffed and she got the job done.
"He had no conception of the instrument," the teacher huffed.
A lot of huffing and puffing .
Huffing and puffing to victory.
Huffing and Puffing at Huffington.
Woman found unconscious in puddle of vomit after huffing dust remover .
In just 15 days, 4 hours, 36 minutes and 12 seconds – give or take a few seconds – I'll be huffing and puffing my way to the finish of a 10K run.
No huffing and puffing from a big, bad wolf is going to blow this house of straw down.
Amy Merrill arrested after another huffing incident.
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In science:

By saying that a point η ∈ E n is free from the pure δ -extension field F huf i over F , we mean uf are δ -F hηi-indeterminates.
Intersection Theory in Differential Algebraic Geometry: Generic Intersections and the Differential Chow Form
Let I be a prime δ -ideal in F {Y} with dimension d and f a generic If d > 0, then I1 = [I , f ] is a prime δ -ideal in F huf i{Y} with δ -polynomial. dimension d − 1.
Intersection Theory in Differential Algebraic Geometry: Generic Intersections and the Differential Chow Form
And if d = 0, then I1 is the unit ideal in F huf i{Y}.
Intersection Theory in Differential Algebraic Geometry: Generic Intersections and the Differential Chow Form
If d > 0, then I1 = [I , f ] is a prime δ -ideal in F huf i{Y} with dimension d − 1.
Intersection Theory in Differential Algebraic Geometry: Generic Intersections and the Differential Chow Form
And if d = 0, then I1 is the unit ideal in F huf i{Y}.
Intersection Theory in Differential Algebraic Geometry: Generic Intersections and the Differential Chow Form
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