designating a method of artificial respiration involving blowing air rhythmically into the mouth of a person who has stopped breathing, to stimulate return of spontaneous breathing
- Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
[mouth-tuh-mouth] /ˈmaʊθ təˈmaʊθ/ noun 1. 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 […]
[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.).