noun, Scandinavian Mythology.
the god of dawn and light.
(Norse myth) the god of light and the dawn, and the guardian of the rainbow bridge Bifrost
[hey-mish] /ˈheɪ mɪʃ/ adjective 1. . [hey-mish] /ˈheɪ mɪʃ/ adjective, Slang. 1. homey; cozy and unpretentious. adjective Friendly and informal; unpretentious; cozy: No one in his right mind would ever call Generals de Gaulle or MacArthur haimish [1960s+; fr Yiddish, with root of haim, ”home”] Related Terms haimish
Heimlich Heim·lich (hīm’lĭk’), Henry J(ay). Born 1920. American surgeon who in 1974 developed the Heimlich maneuver, a technique of ejecting an obstruction from the trachea of a choking victim.
[hahym-lik] /ˈhaɪm lɪk/ noun 1. an emergency rescue procedure for application to someone choking on a foreign object, in which the rescuer places a fist between the victim’s lower ribs or upper abdomen from behind and exerts sudden pressure in the form of thrusts of sufficient force to help eject the object from the windpipe. […]
- Heimlich manoeuvre
/ˈhaɪmlɪk/ noun 1. a technique in first aid to dislodge a foreign body in a person’s windpipe by applying sudden upward pressure on the upper abdomen Also called abdominal thrust