[mouth-tuh-mouth] /ˈmaʊθ təˈmaʊθ/
a method of artificial respiration in which a person rhythmically blows air into the victim’s lungs, either directly, by placing the mouth over the patient’s, or through a tube.
mouth-to-mouth resuscitation n.
A technique used to resuscitate a person who has stopped breathing, in which the rescuer presses his or her mouth against that of the victim and, allowing for passive exhalation, forces air into the lungs every few seconds. Also called mouth-to-mouth respiration.
[mouth-wawsh, -wosh] /ˈmaʊθˌwɔʃ, -ˌwɒʃ/ noun 1. a solution, often containing antiseptic, astringent, and breath-sweetening agents, used for cleansing the and teeth, and for gargling. /ˈmaʊθˌwɒʃ/ noun 1. a medicated aqueous solution, used for gargling and for cleansing the mouth n. also mouth-wash, 1840, from mouth (n.) + wash (n.). mouthwash mouth·wash (mouth’wŏsh’) n. A medicated […]
[mouth-waw-ter-ing, -wot-er-] /ˈmaʊθˌwɔ tər ɪŋ, -ˌwɒt ər-/ adjective 1. very appetizing in appearance, aroma, or description: a mouth-watering dessert. /ˈmaʊθˌwɔːtərɪŋ/ adjective 1. whetting the appetite, as from smell, appearance, or description adj. 1822, from mouth (n.) + water (v.).
[mouth-waw-ter-ing, -wot-er-] /ˈmaʊθˌwɔ tər ɪŋ, -ˌwɒt ər-/ adjective 1. very appetizing in appearance, aroma, or description: a mouth-watering dessert. adj. 1822, from mouth (n.) + water (v.).
adverb appetizingly; arousing the appetite; causing saliva to flow Examples Those appetizers look mouth-wateringly good.