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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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UGA-Tifton Assistant Dean Joe West says the whistle was a perfect complement to the centennial celebration held on campus on Friday, May 3.
Along with Whistle's recent Series D equity round and signing with Creative Artists Agency for representation, this move accelerates Whistle's efforts to scale its development and production capabilities and create a balanced collection of premium original scripted and unscripted content.
However, I do have a special and definitive two-tone whistle, once used to attract our lovely cat in the garden.
Summary: His parents reported that the boy had been playing with a whistle before a cough began.
The judge said that the actions of the official in a whistle blowing claim in 2016 were 'inappropriate' and 'a surprise.'
Hayley Longdin has joined Whistle PR, based at Fort Dunlop in Castle Bromwich, from city centre agency Grayling where she spent ten years and was most recently its head of office.
The Whistling Chef is not just a clever brand name -- these nutritious and delicious meals that offer family favourite recipes, actually whistle in the microwave when they're perfectly heated!
Whistle PR was set up in 2012 as part of the Emerge Group andunderwent a management buyout in 2016,led by managing director Sarah Kent and has grown turnover to [pounds sterling]1.4 million.
And those basics were head coach Babes Castillo's three points, 'respect, whistle to whistle, and communication.'
Non-governmental organizations had a certain impact on the flow and the results of the legislative process in this field, with the organization 'The Whistle' being the most prominent one, helping citizens report corruption since 2010 (from January 2013 to June 2017, 1,685 cases of corruption were reported to this NGO, while legal aid was ensured for 1,153 whistle-blowers).
Whistle-blowerWHILE the seemingly endless detention of former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki, the long detention, followed by release, disappearance of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, the unlawful increment of electricity tariff by power companies despite subsisting court orders to the contrary continue to hang around the neck of the President Muhammad Buhari led administration, the whistle blower policy which many thought would aid the much touted fight against corruption (a cardinal objective of Buhari's administration) has also become a launch pad for missiles hurled the way of the authority and influence of Law and basis of the social contract; The Rule of Law.
ASCHOOL has banned the blowing of a whistle to signal the end of playtime because it is "too aggressive" and could leave the children "afraid of the noise".