What does coughing mean?

Definitions for coughing
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cough, coughingnoun

    a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis

Wiktionary

  1. coughingnoun

    A cough, the act of coughing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coughing

    of Cough

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coughing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coughing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of coughing in a Sentence

  1. Precious Enyioko:

    It was so difficult to drop my children, it was so dark in the room and the kids were coughing and crying. When I saw the people gathering with the blanket, I could see it was military members, I thanked my God.

  2. Humberto Choi:

    [Coughing] and acute inflammation stop quickly, within days or weeks, and the risk of lung cancer decreases overtime.

  3. William Schaffner:

    I come down with a cold and I say to William Schaffner,' Oh my goodness, how did I get this cold ?' I wasn't around anyone who was coughing and sneezing in the last 48 hours, but I was around a healthy person carrying the cold virus in their throat who didn't know they were capable of spreading it.

  4. Kim Woo-joo:

    The first patient was close to another person in the room and it appears that more infections took place as he went out of the room for checks, sneezing and coughing in the hall.

  5. Cristian Parvulescu:

    (Prisoners) woke up with snow on their hair because it so was cold and the water in their mugs froze. It was inhuman ... They communicated by coughing in Morse code. christian Orthodox countries are masculine societies where justice is the result of negotiation.

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