Online Google Dictionary

cough 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Font size:

coughed, past tense; coughs, 3rd person singular present; coughing, present participle; coughed, past participle;
  1. Expel air from the lungs with a sudden sharp sound

  2. (of an engine) Make a sudden harsh noise, esp. as a sign of malfunction

  3. Force (something, esp. blood) out of the lungs or throat by coughing
    • - he coughed up bloodstained fluid
  4. Say something in a harsh, abrupt way
    • - he coughed out his orders
  1. An act or sound of coughing
    • - she gave a discreet cough
  2. A condition of the respiratory organs causing coughing
    • - he looked feverish and had a bad cough

  1. 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
  2. exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion; "The smoker coughs all day"
  3. A cough (Latin: tussis) is a sudden and often repetitively occurring reflex which helps to clear the large breathing passages from secretions, irritants, foreign particles and microbes. ...
  4. (Coughing (Jokes)) When Dracula had a bad cold, why couldn't his wife get to sleep? Because of his coffin.
  5. (Coughing) The body's reaction to an irritant in the lungs or the trachea (windpipe).
  6. (Coughing) may be chronic; usually worse at night and early morning. May occur after exercise or when exposed to cold, dry air.
  7. Broadly, a cold. More prevalent in spring among young Thoroughbreds.
  8. A rapid expulsion of air from the lungs typically in order to clear the lung airways of fluids, mucus, or material. Also called tussis.
  9. A convulsion of the lungs, vellicated by some sharp serosity.
  10. Presumably due to the inhibition of the degradation of endogenous bradykinin, persistent nonproductive cough has been reported with all ACE inhibitors, always resolving after discontinuation of therapy. ACE inhibitor-induced cough should be considered in the differential diagnosis of cough.
  11. To expel air from the lungs in a spasmodic manner. Can be a result of inflammation or irritation to the upper airways (pharynx, larynx or trachea) or may involve the lower airways of the lungs (deep cough).
  12. A cough begins with a tickle in your throat. The muscles in your throat tighten to get rid of the tickle, or "cough" it out. Sometimes you get a cough when you are sick with a cold. A cough can also be caused by breathing in smoke or something else in the air that irritates you. ...
  13. Natural body mechanism for ridding the respiratory tract of irritating and harmful substances.
  14. ngatjjol-ma, ngutjjurh-ma, gelyengh-nga
  15. Aggression between a female and male during mating/birth seasons
  16. When a player loses the ball forward for no obvious reason.
  17. To dream that you are aggravated by a constant cough indicates a state of low health; but one from which you will recuperate if care is observed in your habits. To dream of hearing others cough, indicates unpleasant surroundings from which you will ultimately emerge.
  18. Voluntary / Involuntary forced expiration.
  19. Pressure from a thyroid tumor on the trachea may also cause you to cough.
  20. n tcua tcua; v tcuen tcuen