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Definition of the noun Drowning

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noun - plural: drownings

  1. An instance of a person or animal drowning.


  1. "Drowning" is a 2009 short drama film written and directed by Craig Boreham.
  2. "Drowning" is a 2012 short animation film written and directed by Albert Carmona.

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Google previewThe American Exchange and Review (1874)

Drowning is a specially interesting subject in this issue ...

Google previewThe Jurist (1862)

Now, drowning is an injury caused by some outward and visible means.

Google previewA Mouth (Full/) of Serenity and Fireflies/

by Rebel Waste

drowning is a negative most likely. Ripples in the water distort the line of sight through the water, so memories are often distorted good or bad if the memories are old and not easily grasped or presented. The second paragraph is about bad, ...

Google previewNursing Care of Children - E-Book (2014)

Principles and Practice by Susan R. James, Kristine Nelson, Jean Ashwill

Special Considerations: Drowning is a significant cause of death between the ...

Google previewMCQs in Travel Medicine (2012)

by Dom Colbert

Drowning is an added danger for the holidaymaker who swims in an unknown or isolated location where currents, alcohol, inexperience, and lack of help become major contributory factors. Drowning is the third most common cause of death in ...

Google previewThe Perfect Crime (2013)

The Real Life Crime that Inspired Hitchcock's Rope by Fergus Mason

Drowning is a commoncause of death now,especially among adolescent males, andit was just as common in1920.A waterrelated accidental death, then, was likely tobe accepted as atragic mishap. The method theydecided on wastogo out in ...

Google previewThe Nightmare Encyclopedia (2005)

Your Darkest Dreams Interpreted by Jeff Belanger, Kirsten Dalley

Dream Sharing – Drowning 119 dreams of others. The ultimate objective is for Gardner to be able to project himself into the dreams of the president of the United States, whose nightmares about a nuclear holocaust are prompting him to end ...

Google previewBedside Dream Dictionary

jcm Drowning. Dragon. Dragons represent physical power and sexual...

Drowning. Drowning symbolizes an overwhelming aspect of your lifc that makes you feel suffocated or ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Proverbs (2008)

by Jennifer Speake

A DROWNING man will clutch at a straw One grabs at the slightest chance when all hope is slipping away. Clutch is comparatively recent and is more suggestive of desperation than the earlier catch. To clutch at a straw (or straws) is frequently ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Doctors Dictionary (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors, now illustrated by Joseph C Segen

These lesions are relatively uncommon as the disease rarely evolves to this advanced stage salt water drowning Drowning due to sea water aspiration, which results in fluidfilled alveoli–pulmonary oedema and a V/Q– ventilation/perfusion ...

Google previewDictionary of European Proverbs (2012)

by Emanuel Strauss

a drowning man plucks at a straw 115 Provencal: Spanish: Portuguese: Italian: Romanian: Polish: Czech: Croatian: Latvian: Hungarian: English: German: e) f g) ) il suffit d'une brebis pour tout un troupeau une brebis tout le troupeau une brebis ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

drowning Submersion in and suffocation by a liquid.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Superstitions (1961)

by Edwin Radford, Mona Augusta Radford

DROWNING 141 station, and no drummer was ever discovered. Among the sailors a belief sprang up that it was Drake's drum that rolled then. Another odd story, recorded by R. L. Hadfield in The Phantom Ship (1937) concerns a silver replica ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1921)

A Comprehensive Reference Book

Drosky Drowning berbs, whose leaves are usually covered with glands or glandular hairs. It contains six genera, including, the sundew (droséra), and ... Venus fly-tray (Dionaea). (See Sundew and Dionara.) They have no known ...

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Quotes about Drowning

Nobody heard him, the dead man, But still he lay moaning. I was much further out than you thought, and not waving but drowning. I was much too far out all my life, And not waving but drowning. (Stevie Smith)
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Scrabble value of D2R1O1W4N1I1N1G2

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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