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Definition of the noun bloat
What does bloat mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: bloats
- swelling of the rumen or intestinal tract of domestic animals caused by excessive gas
Alternative definition of the noun bloat
- distention of the abdomen from death
Definition of the verb bloat
What does bloat mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: bloated | bloating | bloats
- become bloated or swollen or puff up
- make bloated or swollen
Alternative definition of the verb bloat
- to cause to become distended
- to fill soft substance with gas, water, etc.; to cause to swell
- to fill with vanity or conceit
- to preserve by slightly salting and lightly smoking, (as in bloated herring).
- Bloat is a Puffer Fish who lived in the Dentist's Office in Finding Nemo. When he gets scared or angry, he bloats up, and then one of the other fish has to let the air out. Bloat is from "Bob's Fish Mart.
- Bloat is a fictional character from the Wild Cards series of books. He was created for the books by Stephen Leigh. An adolescent boy transformed by the Wild Card virus into a monstrous Joker, he resembles a tiny human torso atop a massively bloated sluglike body. Introduced in One-Eyed Jacks as Governor of the Rox he comes to prominence and full awareness of his vast powers in Jokertown Shuffle.
- Bloat is a fictional character from the 2011 film Wasteland.
Bloat a.k.a. Gastric dilatation volvulus is a medical condition in which the stomach becomes overstretched and rotated by excessive gas content. The word bloat is often used as a general term to cover gas distension without twisting and is often a normal change after eating or with aerophagia. It is sometimes used incorrectly to indicate gastric torsion. Gastric dilatation volvulus always involves the twisting of the stomach and is a life-threatening condition that requires prompt treatment. The condition occurs commonly in domesticated animals, especially certain dog breeds. Deep-chested breeds are especially at risk. Mortality rates in dogs range from 10 to 60 percent, even with treatment. With surgery, the mortality rate is 15 to 33 percent.
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Bloat is the common term for gastric dilation-volvulus. This condition involves the swelling of the stomach...
Get Your Goat (2012)
How to Keep Happy, Healthy Goats in Your Backyard, Wherever You Live by Brent Zimmerman
Bloat is a fast buildup of gas...
by Joyce Farrell
Code bloat is a term that describes unnecessarily long or repetitive program statements. A method declaration is a method header or method definition. A method body is a block of statements that carry out a method's work. Accessibility for a ...
by CTI Reviews
Bloat Methane Omasum stomach higher heating value Bloat is a medical condition in which the stomach becomes overstretched by excessive gas content. It is also commonly referred to as torsion, gastric torsion, and gastric dilatation- volvulus ...
by Brian Clifton
The Joy of Keeping Goats (2011)
The Ultimate Guide to Dairy and Meat Goats by Laura Childs
Bloat is a painful buildup of excess gas. If you see a growing swelling on the goat's left side and the goat is restless, don't hesitate to place a call ...
Raising Chickens, Goats, Pigs, Sheep, and Cows by Laura Childs
Bloat is a life-threatening, painful buildup of excess gas. If you see a growing swelling on the goat's left side and the goat is very restless, don't hesitate to place a call to the veterinarian's emergency number. Prevention: A change in diet ...
Everything about Purchase, Care, Nutrition, Behavior, and Training by Tanya B. Ditto
Bloat is the result of two factors. First, an overdistention of the stomach has occurred. The distention could have been the result of various causes. Perhaps the dog ate too much, ate too rapidly, swallowed too much air, or exercised too quickly ...
Fila Brasileiro (2012)
A Comprehensive Owner's Guide by Yvette Uroshevich
Bloat is a term that is synonymous with the scientific term “gastric dilatation/volvulus.” It is often called GDV. The dog's stomach distends with air to the point that the dog goes into shock and may die. Dilatation means ...
Siberian Huskies For Dummies (2011)
by Diane Morgan
Bloat is a disease that is most common in large breeds with deep chests, but it can and does occur in Huskies. When it hits, it can be deadly, killing a dog within two hours. Its cause is unknown, but predisposing factors seem to include ...
Genetic And Evolutionary Computation Conference, Seattle, Wa, Usa, June 26-30, 2004, Proceedings by Kalyanmoy Deb
Bloat is an excess of code growth caused by the genetic ...
Pit Bulls For Dummies (2011)
by D. Caroline Coile
Bloat. (gastric. torsion,. gastric. dilatation-volvulus). Bloat is a life-threatening emergency in which gas and fluid become trapped in the stomach. It is most common in large, deep-chested breeds. Symptoms include distention of ...
by Rick Riolo, Bill Worzel
Code bloat is a rapid increase in code size that does not result in fitness improvements. The extra code usually consists of inoperative code or introns ( code that does not contribute to the program's fitness). It is generally accepted that in large ...
by Douglas M. Considine
Bloat is the result of a malfunction of the animal's digestive system. This system in ruminants is described in more detail in entry on Beef Cattle. Also known as acute tympany, bloat is overdistension of the first two compartments of the ruminant ...
Bloat 95 the application of a pad and a bandage. Thermocautery...
Similarly, bloat can occur when ruminants are fed hay from or are pastured on certain immature succulent legumes such as clovers or lucerne (alfalfa). Therefore, if animals are grazing legume pastures they must be watched. Pastures must ...
by D. S. Mills, Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde
Bloat 61 an unfamiliar dog. Programmes intended to prevent bite accidents in the home are very rare in Europe, although a CDbased training programme, focused on teaching appropriate behaviour towards dogs in the home for younger ...
The A to Z Desktop Reference of Photoshop by Philip Andrews
0, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4 The Bloat tool is one of several tools in the Liquify filter that allows you to stretch, twist, push and pull your pictures. It spreads the ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
BLOAT'EDNEss, n. the quality of having an unsound swollen look. BLoa'r'nB, 11. small fish partially dried, generally applied to half-cured herring. BLOCH, blo'éh, Masons ELIEsER: ...
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Video shows what bloat means. to cause to become distended. to fill soft substance with gas, water, etc.; to cause to swell. to become distended; to swell up.
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The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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