Puff

  • 1 Puff — Puff, the Magic Dragon Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Puff, the Magic Dragon» Sencillo de Peter, Paul and Mary del álbum Moving Publicación 1963 Grabado 1963 …

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  • 2 Puff — may refer to:In foods with high air content: *Puffed grain *Puff pastry *Cocoa Puffs *Cream puff, profiteroleIn low density objects: *Powder puff, face powder applicator *Puffs, a brand of facial tissueIn animals: *Puffer, fish in family… …

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  • 3 Puff — (ugs. für:) »Stoß, dumpfes Geräusch«: Das seit mhd. Zeit bezeugte Wort (mhd. buf) ist – wie auch niederl. bof, pof »Stoß, Puff« und engl. puff »Stoß, Puff; Windhauch« – lautnachahmenden Ursprungs, vgl. die Interjektion puff!, älter nhd. auch… …

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  • 4 puff — ● puff nom masculin (anglais puff, d origine onomatopéique) Toute modification de structure observée sur les chromosomes polytènes et témoignant de la synthèse d A.R.N. messager. (Les puffs correspondent à des bandes uniques dans lesquelles l A.D …

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  • 5 Puff — bezeichnet: eine Onomatopöie mit mehreren Anwendungsformen, zum Beispiel (meist dumpfe) Schläge umgangssprachlich ein Bordell ein mittelalterliches Würfelbrettspiel namens Wurfzabel bzw. Trictrac, oder dessen moderne Variante Backgammon. Der Name …

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  • 6 puff — [pʌf] also ˈpuff piece noun [countable] informal MARKETING an advertisement or other piece of writing in a newspaper etc that strongly praises a product * * * Ⅰ. puff UK US /pʌf/ noun [C] also US …

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  • 7 Puff — Puff, n. [Akin to G. & Sw. puff a blow, Dan. puf, D. pof; of imitative origin. Cf. {Buffet}.] 1. A sudden and single emission of breath from the mouth; hence, any sudden or short blast of wind; a slight gust; a whiff. To every puff of wind a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Puff — Puff, ein unabänderliches Wörtchen, welches den dumpfigen Laut nachahmet, welchen manche Körper, besonders im Stoßen und Fallen verursachen, und welcher gröber und dumpfiger ist, als diejenigen, welche man durch Piff und Paff ausdruckt. Siehe… …

    Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • 9 puff — puff; puff·er; puff·ery; puff·i·ly; puff·i·ness; puff·ing·ly; …

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  • 10 Puff — Puff, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Puffed} (p[u^]ft); p. pr. & vb. n. {Puffing}.] [Akin to G. puffen to pop, buffet, puff, D. poffen to pop, puffen to blow, Sw. puffa to push, to cuff, Dan. puffe to pop, thump. See {Puff}, n.] 1. To blow in puffs, or… …

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  • 11 Puff — Puff, v. t. 1. To drive with a puff, or with puffs. [1913 Webster] The clearing north will puff the clouds away. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To repel with words; to blow at contemptuously. [1913 Webster] I puff the prostitute away. Dryden. [1913… …

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  • 12 puff — n 1: an act or instance of puffing 2: a statement that amounts to puffing whether the seller s statement was a “puff” or an express warranty J. J. White and R. S. Summers Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 13 puff — [n1] blast of air breath, draft, drag, draught, draw, emanation, flatus, flurry, gust, pull, smoke, waft, whiff, wind, wisp; concepts 437,524 puff [n2] advertisement advertising, blurb*, boost*, buildup*, commendation, favorable mention, good… …

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  • 14 puff — [puf] n. [ME puf < OE pyff < the v.] 1. a) a short, sudden burst or gust, as of wind, or an expulsion, as of breath b) the sound of this c) a small quantity of vapor, smoke, etc. expelled at one time 2. a draw at a cigarette, pipe, etc …

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  • 15 Puff — ¹Puff a) Anprall, Ruck, Stoß; (ugs.): Anrempler, Knuff, Schubs, Stups, Stupser; (österr. ugs.): Schupfer; (nordd.): Schupp; (südd., schweiz.): Schupf; (südd., schweiz. ugs.): Stupf; (südd., österr., schweiz. ugs.): Stupfer …

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  • 16 puff — ► NOUN 1) a short burst of breath or wind, or a small quantity of vapour or smoke sent out by such a burst. 2) an act of drawing quickly on a pipe, cigarette, or cigar. 3) a light pastry case, typically filled with cream or jam. 4) informal… …

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  • 17 puff|y — «PUHF ee», adjective, puff|i|er, puff|i|est. 1. puffed out; swollen: »Her eyes are puffy from crying …

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  • 18 Puff — Puff, a. Puffed up; vain. [R.] Fanshawe. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 puff — O.E. pyffian an act of puffing, of imitative origin. Used of small swellings and round protuberances since 1530s. Meaning type of light pastry is recorded from early 15c.; that of small pad for applying powder to skin or hair is from 1650s.… …

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  • 20 puff|er|y — «PUHF uhr ee», noun, plural er|ies. 1. exaggerated praise: »publicity puffery. 2. a puff in a dress or other garment …

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