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hiccups, plural; hiccoughs, plural;
  1. Suffer from or make the sound of a hiccup or series of hiccups

  1. An involuntary spasm of the diaphragm and respiratory organs, with a sudden closure of the glottis and a characteristic sound like that of a cough

  2. An attack of such spasms occurring repeatedly for some time
    • - he got the hiccups
  3. A temporary or minor difficulty or setback
    • - just a little hiccup in our usual wonderful service

  1. (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion; "how do you cure the hiccups?"
  2. breathe spasmodically, and make a sound; "When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water"
  3. A hiccup or hiccough is a contraction of the diaphragm that repeats several times per minute. In humans, the abrupt rush of air into the lungs causes the epiglottis to close, creating a "hic" sound.
  4. (Hiccups (TV series)) Hiccups is a Canadian television series created by Corner Gas star Brent Butt, whose rights are owned by CTV and The Comedy Network. The pilot was shot in late March 2009 with the rest of the series to begin shooting in September 2009. ...
  5. A spasm of the diaphragm, or the resulting sound; A minor setback; To have the hiccups
  6. (hiccups) The condition of having the spasms of hiccupping
  7. (Hiccups) Short and steep elevation increase.  but nothing you can't power over if you grunt just right.
  8. A situation where a hand has to throw twice in succession, instead of after an (expected) intervening throw from the other hand. A hand which has a hold for a long time is not hurried when the next prop arrives. ...
  9. [B^] touches FTs to chest and moves it up and down once like the spasm of the diaphragm. For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - hiccup.
  10. A transient condition that momentarily confuses a control loop.
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