Definisi 'stifle'

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noun
1 joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

2 The joint next above the hock, and near the flank, in the hind leg of the horse and allied animals; the joint corresponding to the knee in man; -- called also stifle joint. See Illust. under Horse. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
3 conceal or hide Terjemahkan
Example:
smother a yawn
muffle one's anger
strangle a yawn
source: wordnet30

4 smother or suppress Terjemahkan
Example:
Stifle your curiosity
source: wordnet30

5 impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of Terjemahkan
Example:
The foul air was slowly suffocating the children
source: wordnet30

6 be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen Terjemahkan
Example:
The child suffocated under the pillow
source: wordnet30

7 To stop the breath of by crowding something into the windpipe, or introducing an irrespirable substance into the lungs; to choke; to suffocate; to cause the death of by such means; as, to stifle one with smoke or dust. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

8 To die by reason of obstruction of the breath, or because some noxious substance prevents respiration. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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