verb (used without object)
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Idioms for stool
Origin of stool
OTHER WORDS FROM stoolstoollike, adjective
Words nearby stool
Example sentences from the Web for stool
A February study of 73 patients hospitalized with the coronavirus in China’s Guangdong province found more than half tested positive for the virus in their stool.
The Hong Kong scientists studied stool samples from 15 patients to better understand the virus’s activity in the gastrointestinal tract.
Since the first weeks of the pandemic, however, scientists in China have said infectious virus in the stool of patients may also play a role in transmission.
I love how the stool features a big bite of kernels missing, suggesting that it is almost too delicious to not purchase.
I needed to know more about the woman behind the corn stool, so I emailed Abi Crompton, the creative director and founder of Third Drawer.
He noticed her in the crowd while he was sitting on his stool between rounds.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Furthermore, a person with norovirus has about 70 billion viral particles per gram of stool.A Doctor Explains Why Cruise Ships Should Be Banned|Kent Sepkowitz|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I try to catch the eye of this third boy, but he plops down onto a stool and avoids my gaze.
Long wisps fall across her forehead as she sits very straight on her stool, her narrow shoulder blades drawn back elegantly.The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town|E. Jean Carroll|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Everman had his last drink and left for the night when a friend grabbed me by the arm, yanking me off my stool.He Left Nirvana Because He Had Cooler Things to Do. Like Going to Iraq.|Jacob Siegel|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"'Cause if I lean back against the cushion my feet won't touch the stool," she said.Daisy's Work|Joanna H. (Joanna Hooe) Mathews
For answer Ned pointed to the empty bed, and to the stool, on which Frank usually placed his clothes.Frank Roscoe's Secret|Allen Chapman
The man lowered himself stiffly on the edge of a stool and looked at Urim's daughter with steady eyes.Warrior of the Dawn|Howard Carleton Browne
Mary was so anxious that she got up from her stool and came to him and caught hold of both his hands.The Secret Garden|Frances Hodgson Burnett
Urgent desire for stool, sometimes removed by passing wind; quantity normal,3 .
British Dictionary definitions for stool
- to fail through vacillation between two alternatives
- to be in an unsatisfactory situation through not belonging to either of two categories or groups
Word Origin for stool
Medical definitions for stool
Idioms and Phrases with stool
In addition to the idiom beginning with stool
- stool pigeon
- fall between the cracks (two stools)