dry heaves
noun plural Date: 1950 repeated involuntary retching unaccompanied by vomit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • dry heaves — noun [plural] US : a condition in which someone is vomiting but nothing is coming up from the stomach He had a case of (the) dry heaves …   Useful english dictionary

  • dry heaves — retching …   Medical dictionary

  • Johnny Vomit & The Dry Heaves — Infobox musical artist Name = Johnny Vomit The Dry Heaves Img capt = Background = group or band Origin = Corinth, Mississippi, USA Genre = Garage Rock Garage Punk Rock and Roll Years active = Unknown mdash; 1993 Label = Goner Records Associated… …   Wikipedia

  • heaves — noun a) A period of retching. I have the dry heaves, I rather just throw up and get it over with. b) A disease of horses characterized by coughing and difficult breathing. See Also: dry heaves …   Wiktionary

  • Jack Yarber — Infobox musical artist Name = Jack Yarber Img capt = Img size = Background = Birth name = Alias = Jack Oblivian Born = Corinth, Mississippi Died = Origin = Instrument = vocals guitar drums Genre = Garage punk, punk blues, Rock Roll, rhythm blues… …   Wikipedia

  • Goner Records — Infobox record label name = Goner Records parent = founded = 1993 founder = Eric Friedl defunct = distributor = Independent genre = Garage rock country = United States location = Memphis, Tennessee United States url = [http://www.goner… …   Wikipedia

  • Definition (album) — Definition Studio album by D.R.I. Released 1992 Recorded June July 1992 …   Wikipedia

  • Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment — The CIWA (Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment)[1][2][3] is a common measure used in North American hospitals to assess and treat Alcohol withdrawal syndrome and for Alcohol detoxification. This clinical tool assesses 10 common withdrawal… …   Wikipedia

  • Paul Brophy — (died October 23, 1986) was a fireman in Massachusetts who entered a persistent vegetative state with no believed chance of recovery. Opposing viewpoints between his family and his doctors on how to deal with his condition sparked an early legal… …   Wikipedia

  • Vomiting — Emesis redirects here. For the butterfly genus, see Emesis (genus). Heaving redirects here. For the up and down motion, see Heave. Puke redirects here. For the district in Albania, see Pukë District. For the town in Albania, see Pukë. Vomiting …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”