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whis·tle

(wis'ĕl),
1. A sound made by forcing air through a narrow opening such as pursed lips.
2. An instrument for producing a whistle.
[A.S. hwistle]

whistle

(hwĭs′ĕl)
1. A sound produced by pursing one's lips and blowing.
2. A tubular device driven by wind that produces a loud and usually shrill sound.
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After the second set, coach told us to play with the 'respect, whistle to whistle, and communication' code,' said Santiago in Filipino Sunday at Filoil Flying V Centre.
On 21st December, 2016, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) introduced the new whistle-Blower policy that provides up to 5 per cent reward for whistle blowers for exposing fraud in both public and private sectors.
Speaking after William and Kate were given a tour of the shop floor, the firm's chief executive Simon Topman said: "We were able to show Their Royal Highnesses every aspect of whistle-making from the beginnings of the sports whistle, invented here in 1884, to the silent dog whistle, invented here in 1935, to the very first police whistle from 1883.
The Train Dispatcher at Neath General Railway Station used to wave his green flag and give a blast on his whistle; rugby referees all over Wales blew hard on their Acme Thunderers, as most of the finest whistles were called: "acme" the Greek for the highest decibel level available.
They responded with the hashtag #ElPitoDeMancera, a double entendre referring to Mancera's whistle plan and, well, his manhood, (http://www.
Castle Bromwich-based Whistle was set up in 2012 as part of the Emerge Group and now employs 11 people at its offices in Fort Dunlop, with turnover of over PS1 million.
Ian Haney Lopez, Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism & Wrecked the Middle Class, New York, Oxford University Press, 2014, 304pp; 11.
Bhnd retrieves and hand signals are entirely dependent on whistle training and use, and both are essential tools in the duck dog's arsenal.
ISLAMABAD -- Whistle blowing Protection Law will help people who courageous and prepared to lift the lid on corrupt practices in the country said Qamar Zaman Chaudhry Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
Chairman NAB said, in this media age, Whistle Blowing Act is imperative for the country.
29 January 2015 - US-based pet products developer Whistle has acquired pet tracking GPS system Tagg, the company said.
com)-- A simple yet effective new product designed to serve as an enhanced version of a commonly utilized item, the Whistle, has been developed by Randal Ivory of Decatur, Georgia.