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baffle

(băf′ĭl)
In respiratory care, a component of a nebulizer designed to remove large aerosol particles.
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You mention European or European-inflected journals, but there are plenty in the American grain, not to mention the first 18 issues of the Baffler. They're the pole stars of every new issue.
Boy baffler: He calls ya "babe" or "baby" every time you chat.
In fact, if The Baffler was a rock band, it might sound like this.
Commodify Your Dissent: Salvos from the Baffler by Thomas Frank (Editor), Matt Weiland (Editor); W.W.
Da Vinci Gourmet, Ltd., Seattle-based baffler of flavored syrups and producer of specially sauces and confections, was recently awarded the "E" award.
The Bush administration's Global Gag Rule will pose an added baffler by forcing local reproductive health service providers to choose between substantial US funding and legal abortion provision.
As refrigerator manufacturers adopt less aggressive blowing agents, however, a trend toward eliminating the baffler layer has developed.
He has written for a long roster of publications that includes The Baffler, The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, Newsday, In These Times, and the San Francisco Examiner.
Dan Peterman's work comes from a brick building in Chicago ("the Building"), whose precincts housed a self-managed recycling yard, a bicycle repair shop, the publishers of a journal (The Baffler), a community service organization, and guest studios, as well as Peterman's own work space.
It is widely believed that the real issue for the government is not the cost of the nevirapine for preventing maternal-infant transmission (which the drug's manufacturer Boehringer Ingelheim has offered free, although the cost of so little nevirapine would not be a baffler in any case), but that once the government provides the drug routinely to HIV-positive pregnant women, there will certainly be more pressure to also treat the mothers, fathers, and others.
As Thomas Frank and The Baffler have persistently and presciently reminded us, dissent can be commodified, and bohemian nonconformity co-opted by and absorbed into the late-capitalist culture of consumption, with relative ease.