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Definition of the noun wheeze
What does wheeze mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: wheezes
- breathing with a husky or whistling sound
- (Briticism) a clever or amusing scheme or trick
- example: a clever wheeze probably succeeded in neutralizing the German espionage threat
- region: Britain / Great Britain / U.K. / UK / United Kingdom / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- more generic words: scheme / strategy = an elaborate and systematic plan of action
Alternative definition of the noun wheeze
- A piping or whistling sound caused by difficult respiration.
- An ordinary whisper exaggerated so as to produce the hoarse sound known as the "stage whisper"; a forcible whisper with some admixture of tone.
- [British, slang] A scheme or plan.
- [slang] Something very humorous or laughable.
Definition of the verb wheeze
What does wheeze mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: wheezed | wheezing | wheezes
- breathe with difficulty
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula Verbs with the same syntax [Agent - animal] [Verb] The dog barked Verbs of Sounds Made by Animals: baa, bark, bay, bellow, blat, bleat, boom, bray, buzz, cackle, call, caw, chatter, cheep, chirp, chirrup, chitter, cluck, coo, croak, crow, cuckoo, drone, gobble, groan, growl, grunt, hee-haw, hiss, honk, hoot, howl, low, meow, mew, moan, moo, neigh, oink, peep, pipe, purr, quack, rattle, roar, rumble, screech, snarl, squawk, squeak, squeal, stridulate, thunder, trill, trumpet, tweet, twitter, ululate, wail, warble, whimper, whine, whinny, whistle, woof, yap, yell, yelp, yip, yowl [Agent - animal] [Verb] [Location] Birds sang in the trees [Agent - animal] [Verb] [Recipient] [Adjective] The rooster crowed everyone awake [Agent - animal] [Verb] [Theme] The dog barked a warning [Agent - animal] [Verb] at [Cause] The dog barked at the commotion [Agent - animal] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] The dog barked at the cat [Location] [Verb] with [Agent] The tree sang with birds [Agent - being] [Verb] Paul hiccuped Verbs Involving the Body: belch, blink, blush, burp, eruct, fart, flush, hiccup, pant, salivate, shiver, sneeze, sniffle, snore, snuff, snuffle, swallow, yawn
- lexical domain: Body Actions - verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
- more generic terms: breathe / respire / suspire / take a breath = draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
Alternative definition of the verb wheeze
- To breathe hard, and with an audible piping or whistling sound, as persons affected with asthma.
- Wheeze a.k.a. Louise Bradshaw is a fictional character from the book Jacob Have I Loved and appeared in the movie Jacob Have I Loved.
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- Wheeze is a fictional character from the 2009 film Dadnapped.
Wheeze: A wheeze is a continuous, coarse, whistling sound produced in the respiratory airways during breathing. For wheezes to occur, some part of the respiratory tree must be narrowed or obstructed, or airflow velocity within the respiratory tree must be heightened. Wheezing is commonly experienced by persons with a lung disease; the most common cause of recurrent wheezing is asthma attacks, though it can also be a symptom of lung cancer.
- also known as Wheezing
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Respiratory Care (2016)
by Vanessa Gibson, David Waters
A wheeze is the sound made when air flows through a narrowed airway. The healthcare professional...
It is worth noting that the presence or absence of a wheeze is a poor indicator of disease severity (Thomas, 2005). Bronchoconstriction is ...
by Kelley M. Anderson, PhD, FNP
A wheeze is a musical, high-pitched, continuous sound with a whistling character that occurs during inspiration and expiration, but is commonly isolated to expiration. A wheeze is a result of air movement through constricted airways due to ...
Fundamentals of Nursing (2013)
Content Review Plus Practice Questions by Patricia M Nugent, Barbara A Vitale
A wheeze is a high-pitched, musical sound that may be heard more prominently during expiration. It is associated with narrowing of small airways by spasms, inflammatory processes, mucus accumulation, or tumors. 3. Crackles, also known as ...
by Mike Walsh, Alison Crumbie
Wheeze is an important indicator of restriction to air flow and should be noted as a significant respiratory symptom. Sputum It is necessary to determine the consistency (mucoid, watery, purulent, tenacious, frothy or blood streaked), colour, ...
by Tom Lissauer, Will Carroll
Asthmatic wheeze is a polyphonic (multiple pitch) noise coming from the airways. It is believed to represent many airways of different sizes vibrating from abnormal narrowing. Key features associated with a high probability of a child having ...
by L. J. Jensen
An old wheeze is that security ...
by Peggy C. Leonard
A wheeze is a whistling sound made during res- piration. Paroxysmal means occurring in sudden, periodic attacks or recurrence of symptoms. atelectasis (atel/ o, imperfect + -ectasis, stretching) incomplete expansion of a lung or a portion of it; ...
by Karen Marcdante, Robert M. Kliegman
A wheeze is a continuous sound that is produced by vibration of airway walls and generally has a more musical quality than does stridor. Intrathoracic pressure is increased relative to atmospheric pressure during exhalation, which tends to ...
Pediatric Clinical Skills (2010)
by Richard B. Goldbloom
Stridor is mainly an inspiratory sound, whereas wheeze is an expiratory sound. Holding the bell end of the stethoscope about 1 inch (2.5 cm) from the child's mouth can help you distinguish between these sounds (Fig. 9–12). 3. Predominantly ...
by Graham Douglas, Fiona Nicol, Colin Robertson
Wheeze is a high-pitched whistling sound produced by air passing through narrowed small airways. It occurs with expiration, but patients may call rattling sounds from secretions in the upper airways or larynx or the inspiratory sound of stridor ...
Clinical Clerking (2004)
A Short Introduction to Clinical Skills by Carol A. Seymour, Paul Siklos, T. Sherwood
Wheeze is the musical sound made by air passing through an airway that is narrowed and on the point of closure. The sound is caused by vibration of the wall of the airway, and the pitch will depend on the volume of tissue that is vibrating.
by David Vaughan, Neville Robinson, Nuala Lucas, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
CHAPTER 9 The wheezy mother Wheeze is a commonly reported.
Nursing, Nursing by CTI Reviews
Wheezing: A wheeze is a continuous, coarse, whistling sound produced in the respiratory airways during breathing. Forwheezes tooccur,some partofthe respiratory tree mustbe narrowed or obstructed, or airflow velocity within the respiratory ...
The Practical Approach by Advanced Life Support Group
Wheeze is a predominantly expiratory noise from lower airway obstruction, but may be termed a variety of other names by parents. An expiratory grunt suggests pneumonia. Chest pain is an unusual symptom in children, and does not usually ...
by CTI Reviews
A wheeze is a continuous, coarse, whistling sound produced in the respiratory airways during breathing. For wheezes to occur, some part of the respiratory tree must be narrowed or obstructed, or airflow velocity within the respiratory tree must ...
by Meir H. Kryger, Thomas Roth, William C. Dement
Neither is the treatment interval critical, because regular spacing of treatment throughout the 24 hours does not abolish nocturnal bronchospasm,4 and nocturnal wheeze is a presenting complaint ...
by S. Choudhary
wheeze : A wheeze is the production of a high pitch sound that can be heard during expiration.
The asthmatoid wheeze is a symptom of considerable importance. 5. S. Howe. PHARYNX AND (ESOPHAGUS Austoni, A.: The Treatment of Severe cicatricial ( Esophageal strictures (Contributo all' indirizzo di cura delle stenosi cicatriziali de ...
The asthmatoid wheeze is a symptom of considerable importance. S. S. Hoive. PHARYNX AND (ESOPHAGUS Austoni, A.: The Treatment of Severe Cicatricial ( Esophageal Strictures (Contributo all' indirizzo di cura delle stenosi cicatriziali de ...
by David Scott Smith
Retropharyngeal abscess DIAGNOSTIC APPROACH A wheeze is a continuous musical sound produced by vibration of airway walls when they are near closure.
Adults and Paediatrics by Jennifer A. Pryor, Ammani S Prasad
Wheeze is a whistling or musical sound produced by turbulent airflow through narrowed airways. These sounds are generally noted by patients when audible at the mouth. Stridor, the sound of an upper airway obstruction, is often mistakenly ...
by Robert W. Wilmott, Thomas F. Boat, Andrew Bush, Victor Chernick, Robin R Deterding, Felix Ratjen
Wheeze is the most frequent symptom of the variable airway obstruction that occurs in asthma. Clinical definitions are described in all pediatric asthma guidelines. For example, the British Thoracic Society and Scottish Intercollegiate ...
Current Review of Asthma (2003)
by Michael A. Kaliner
Wheeze is the most common symptom of asthma; however, not all asthmatic patients wheeze. A cough variant asthma has been reported among children in whom the predominant feature is cough that responds to bronchodilator therapy[ 4].
Medical-surgical Nursing (2002)
An Integrated Approach by Lois White, Gena Duncan
A sonorous wheeze is a low-pitched snoring sound that is louder on exhalation. Coughing may alter the sound if caused by mucous. Crackles are popping sounds heard on inhalation or exhalation, not cleared by coughing. A pleural friction ...
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Scrabble value of W4H4E1E1Z10E1
The value of this 6-letter word is 21 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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