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Wiktionary

  1. sniffingnoun

    A sniff sound or action.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sniffing

    of Sniff

  2. Sniffingnoun

    a rapid inspiratory act, in which the mouth is kept shut and the air drawn in through the nose

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sniffing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sniffing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of sniffing in a Sentence

  1. Kristin Watson:

    If Will has to leave me and Roam behind to go on a work trip, I feel super safe because I have my dog, he’s one of those dogs that, he’s only going to bark if there’s someone sniffing around the bus or something. So he’s an alarm system.

  2. John Manley:

    The market is sniffing out a bottom in the underlying commodity and we are seeing a bounce in energy stocks from having been oversold in the last month or so, it's in no one's interest for oil to go any lower; not in ours, or OPEC’s.

  3. Jan Tytgat:

    It's definitely possible, and then such a device can be used as a sniffing dog, an instrumental sniffing dog.

  4. Robert Selhorst:

    One of my dogs went under the fence to sniff his dogs, my dog’s tail was wagging. He was just sniffing his dog and the guy, like night and day, flipped out.

  5. Christopher Willingham:

    Through all of her treatment, and despite the pain she was in, her temperament never changed. - Cpl. Juan Rodriguez There were no human casualties during Lucca’s bomb-sniffing patrols. Her career ended in March 2012 when she lost her leg and suffered chest burns from a bombing in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. Cpl. Juan Rodriguez, who was her handler at the time, stayed by her side throughout each step of Lucca’s recovery. The explosion was huge and I immediately feared the worst for Lucca, i ran to her and saw her struggling to get up. I picked her up and ran to the shelter of a nearby tree line, applied a tourniquet to her injured leg and called the medics to collect us.

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