the application of pressure to the chest to prevent it from expanding, used in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
[ches-tid] /ˈtʃɛs tɪd/ adjective 1. having a of a specified kind (often used in combination): broad-chested; barrel-chested.
[ches-ter] /ˈtʃɛs tər/ noun 1. a city in , in NW England: only English city with the Roman walls still intact. 2. a city in SE Pennsylvania. 3. (def 3). 4. former name of (def 1). 5. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “camp.”. /ˈtʃɛstə/ noun 1. a city in NW England, […]
[ches-ter-bed] /ˈtʃɛs tərˌbɛd/ noun, Chiefly Canadian. 1. a sofa or that opens into a .
[ches-ter-feeld] /ˈtʃɛs tərˌfild/ noun 1. (sometimes initial capital letter) a single- or double-breasted topcoat or overcoat with a fly front and a narrow velvet collar. 2. a large, overstuffed sofa or divan with a back and upholstered arms. 3. Chiefly Canadian. any large sofa or couch. [ches-ter-feeld] /ˈtʃɛs tərˌfild/ noun 1. Philip Dormer Stanhope [dawr-mer […]