open-heart
adjective Date: 1960 of, relating to, or performed on a heart temporarily stopped and relieved of circulatory function and surgically opened for repair of defects or damage <
open-heart surgery
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • open-heart — adj of, relating to, or performed on a heart temporarily stopped and relieved of circulatory function and surgically opened for repair of defects or damage <open heart surgery> …   Medical dictionary

  • open heart — {n.} 1. No hiding of your feelings; frankness; freedom. * /She spoke with an open heart of her warm feelings for her pupils./ * /She told her troubles with an open heart./ Compare: HEART ON ONE S SLEEVE. 2. Kindness; generosity. * /She… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • open heart — {n.} 1. No hiding of your feelings; frankness; freedom. * /She spoke with an open heart of her warm feelings for her pupils./ * /She told her troubles with an open heart./ Compare: HEART ON ONE S SLEEVE. 2. Kindness; generosity. * /She… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • open\ heart — noun 1. No hiding of your feelings; frankness; freedom. She spoke with an open heart of her warm feelings for her pupils. She told her troubles with an open heart. Compare: wear one s heart on one s sleeve 2. Kindness; generosity. She contributed …   Словарь американских идиом

  • open-heart — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ adjective : of, relating to, or performed on a heart temporarily relieved of circulatory function and laid open for inspection and treatment open heart surgery * * * adj, always used before a noun medical : done by stopping the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • open-heart — adj. Open heart is used with these nouns: ↑surgery …   Collocations dictionary

  • open heart — open (your) heart to show or tell your true feelings and thoughts. It is easier to open my heart to Dad in a letter than to speak to him face to face …   New idioms dictionary

  • open heart — charitable nature, generous quality, giving nature …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Open Heart Zoo — Álbum musical de Martin Grech Publicación 22 de Junlo de 2002 Género(s) Rock alternativo, Gothic Rock Duración 49:13 …   Wikipedia Español

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