(in the White Nile) floating vegetable matter that often obstructs navigation.
floating masses of reeds and weeds that occur on the White Nile and obstruct navigation
- Sudden adult death syndrome
noun 1. the unexpected death of a young adult, usually due to undetected inherited heart disease Also called sudden death syndrome, sudden cardiac death Abbreviation SADS, SDS, SCD
noun, Sports. 1. an overtime period in which a tied contest is won and play is stopped immediately after one of the contestants scores, as in football, or goes ahead, as in golf. sudden death noun 1. (in sports, etc) an extra game or contest to decide the winner of a tied competition 2. an […]
noun, Pathology. 1. death from the sudden cessation of breathing (apnea) of a seemingly healthy infant, almost always during sleep, sometimes traceable to a chronic oxygen deficiency. Abbreviation: SIDS. sudden infant death syndrome noun 1. a technical term for cot death SIDS sudden infant death syndrome sud·den infant death syndrome (sŭd’n) n. Abbr. SIDS A […]
adjective 1. happening, coming, made, or done quickly, without warning, or unexpectedly: a sudden attack. 2. occurring without transition from the previous form, state, etc.; abrupt: a sudden turn. 3. impetuous; rash. 4. Archaic. quickly made or provided. 5. Obsolete. unpremeditated. adverb 6. Literary. suddenly. noun 7. Obsolete. an unexpected occasion or occurrence. Idioms 8. […]