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roaring

the stertor in respiration caused by air passing through a stenosed larynx. The commonest cause is laryngeal hemiplegia in the horse. The disease is incompatible with fast exercise. The cause of the basic lesion, degeneration of fibers in the left recurrent laryngeal nerve, is unknown. See also laryngeal hemiplegia.

roaring burr
surgical instrument used to evert the mucosal lining of the lateral ventricle in the horse in the operation for laryngeal hemiplegia—ventriculectomy; the lining is then excised. Strawberry type has a rough surface reminiscent of the surface of that fruit. French type has a surface covered with small hooks.
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The people went mad for pride in him, and joy and delight, and you couldn't hear yourself think, for the roar and boom and crash of applause.
Down went group after group of torches, and presently above the deafening clatter of the gavel, roar of angry voices, and crash of succumbing benches, rose the paralyzing cry of "fire
They'll crack old Tony on the skull, And preach and roar like Bashan bull, Or braying ass, of mischief full, Then seize old Jacob by the wool, And pull for heavenly union.
Hanson had almost reached the wood when he heard the lion's terrific roars, and knew that the charge had come.
Having stirred this prodigious up- roar, and, apparently, finding it too prodigious, the brigade, after a little time, came marching airily out again with its fine formation in nowise disturbed.
Thus there is another gale in my memory, a thing of endless, deep, humming roar, moonlight, and a spoken sentence.
Just as he spoke there came from the forest a terrible roar, and the next moment a great Lion bounded into the road.
At last Tarzan tired of the sport, and with a parting roar of challenge and a well-aimed ripe fruit that spread soft and sticky over the snarling face of his enemy, he swung rapidly through the trees, a hundred feet above the ground, and in a short time was among the members of his tribe.
GENERAL ROAR OF LAUGHTER, TAKEN BY HARRIS AS A COMPLIMENT.
growing ever stronger and fuller and merging into a deafening roar.
As the animal approached the two, bellowing and pawing the ground with the strength of many earthly bulls, another door directly beneath us was opened, and from it issued the most terrific roar that ever had fallen upon my outraged ears.
The roar of our rifles was constantly shattering the world-old silence of stupendous canons upon which the eye of man had never before gazed.