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honk

(hawngk),
1. In medical terms, a sound that can be likened to the call of a goose.
2. Sometimes specifically used to denote a sound of laryngeal origin made by vocal cords vibrating in a forced expiration because of a congenital vascular ring compressing the trachea.
[echoic]
A widely-transmitted precordial whoop, described as a high-pitched, musical, late systolic murmur in some patients with mitral valve prolapse (MVP), a sound attributed to resonation of the valve leaflets and chordae; non-honkers with MVP may be made to honk by having them stand or lean

honk

Pediatrics A widely-transmitted precordial whoop, described as a high-pitched, musical, late systolic murmur in some Pts with mitral valve prolapse–MVP, a sound attributed to resonation of the valve leaflets and chordae; non-honkers with MVP may be made to honk by having them stand or lean
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Patients and doctors face severe inconvenience because of the constant honking, even though the police have declared the intersection a noise-free zone, posting a red notice in bold type at the intersection that covers parts of Maulana Bhashani Road.
Also known as silo noise or music, silo honking occurs when the PET material is moving within the silo and generates a low frequency (>20Hz) sound.
DOT statistics show that the signs have made a difference, just since 2008, the number of complaints about excessive honking have declined 63 percent, the paper added.
I want to shout 'what on earth do you keep honking at me for?
I don't know of anything that will make them stop honking.
So whenever you doubt just how special you are / and you wonder who loves you, how much and you far, / listen for geese honking high in the sky.
Samuel leapt back into his cal', tried to draw help by honking his car horn, and retrieved a pistol.
Provincial towns are being torn up for new construction and many Portuguese have shiny new cars in which to impersonate Mr Toad as they race around madly honking on brandnew roads.
Imagine being able to roll up your car windows when it begins to rain without leaving your desk or rolling out of bed, or honking your horn to locate your car when you forget where you parked your car at the shopping mall.
His doctor posted a video, showing the boy honking every time he breaths in, according to a report on Mashable.
Anyone who's driven in a major city knows how rough traffic can get-and how this involves a lot of angry honking.
Then you get cars honking at you as you attempt to move over.