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huff

(hŭf)
1. A forced expiration to clear the airways of mucus and other secretions. Taken after a deep breath, a huff clears the upper airways. After a smaller or normal breath, a huff clears secretions from the lower airways.
2. A slang term for inhaling the vapors of glue or solvents; glue-sniffing.
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As interest in the LoveLocket grew, Huffer wanted to create a version that was affordable to more people.
Before joining Apogee, Huffer spent six years in various management positions with Guardian Industries' coatings, float glass and glass fabrication divisions.
They are all in contention and as soon as I know, I will let everyone know," Huffer said.
In the past week the colourful Huffer has found it hard to contain himself after another blistering morning workout by his man.
Huffer said: "He worked brilliantly, and in the last furlong skipped 15 lengths clear of his regular lead horse Banjo Patterson.
For Huffer this was a day that paid for every early morning watching ordinary horses plodding dutifully up the gallops and wondering how to make a living out of them.
Huffer said: "The Irish 2,000 Guineas is under consideration now and the plan is to go there.
And Huffer has been very pleased with the progress his charge has made since that success and is not unduly concerned about the prospect of soft going.
Taking over from Gibson, Huffer joins the company from McVitie's, where for the last three years he was multiple grocer controller after several national accounts roles.
In the stark 30-second radio spot, listeners hear only the sound of an aerosol can being sprayed, followed by a huffer taking two deep breaths.
move this slowly,'' said Ray Huffer, division chairman of the Transportation Communications International Union.
As we expected, fiscal 2011 started out to be extremely challenging due to the tough commercial construction market conditions," said Russell Huffer, Apogee chairman and chief executive officer.