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An airtight metal tank enclosing all the body except the head and forcing the lungs to inhale and exhale by regulating changes in air pressure.iron lung
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The Many, Many Words For DrunkardsGrab your drink of choice and join us as we look back on some of the best words for drunkards from history. 1. He’s biggy Here’s the thing: We’ve been getting drunk since the stone age. (We as in “humans,” not necessarily we as in the Dictionary.com staff.) Why? Well for one thing, it’s fun. For another, it’s a communal, social activity, and we (as …
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