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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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I applied for a job at Camp Robinson with Combined Support Maintenance Service, Huff recalled.
So for the photos Huff took before 1978, "the law is going to favor Wal-Mart," Shipley predicted.
When I got the call, that '2-1-5' popped up on my phone and I immediately started to cry," Huff said.
But you can't know the magnitude until you see it for yourself," Huff explains.
When Huff explains why he has committed murder, he uses a casino analogy.
The British driver attempted a pass at one of the chicanes which led to contact between the two cars and it was Huff who emerged in the lead.
Huff continues to question the nature of Kleist's Kantkrise and speculative Idealism's influence on Kleist's work in the second chapter.
The team's coach, Wally Vickers, says that the team, which includes Joey Huff, has become a family.
HFC--Chuck hired Huff away from OSF to be the chief techie at HSD, and they named his shared system Hospital Financial Control (HFC), which proceeded to sell like proverbial hot cakes.
We created this program for several reasons, the primary reason being our commitment to providing our customers with product eligibility and pricing engine technology of the highest quality," said Huff.
An agreement to deliver an 11 site IP-based Virtual Private Network (IP VPN) to Huff Realty of Cincinnati, a US home services provider and unit of HomeServices of America, has been awarded to Time Warner Telecom Inc (Nasdaq:TWTC), a provider of managed voice and data networking solutions for businesses.
Sam Huff, according to her father, had been the consummate ``girlie-girl'' from Tucson, Ariz.