bang Definitions


with a sudden impact.


a sudden percussive sound, such as made by the firing of a gun, slamming of a door, etc.


a thrill.


to cut squarely across, as the tail of a horse, or a person's forelock; to cut (the hair).

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  • for the negative complainers, the cdc really got their bang for the buck on this twist. it is the same basic disaster preparedness information that the cdc has been making available to the public, but with some tongue in cheek humor added to make it a little more enjoyable and get the public attention. in trying to get people to read the information available, this zombie twist hit the jackpot. cdc.gov

  • john whiteclay chambers ii is author of a dozen books, including oss training in the national parks and service abroad in world war ii (national park service, 2008), published in paperback as bang-bang boys, jedburghs, and the house of horrors: a history of oss training and service abroad in world war ii (uncommon valor press, 2016). cia.gov

  • 2. get your bangs trimmed for free: some salons will let you pop by for a gratis bang trim (provided that’s where you got your hair cut in the first place). “many salons who have clients with a strong bang will offer a complimentary bang trim in between cuts,” rhys says. so make sure to ask if this is something your salon offers. everydayhealth.com

  • ex nihilo is a latin term that translated means “out of nothing.” it was an idea presented by st. augustine that became church doctrine later on. it is his philosophical explanation of how god created everything out of nothing, which interestingly enough can be applied to the big bang as well. where did everything contained in the big bang come from and why did it bang in the first place? factmonster.com

  • ms. madans: when you say, “the biggest bang for the buck,” in order to make that evaluation you have to start up with how many bucks you are spending. so, if you had $10 million maybe that would be the biggest bang. if you don’t have 10, it is not the biggest bang. hhs.gov

  • in 1992 instruments aboard the cosmic background explorer (cobe) satellite, launched in 1989, showed that 99.97% of the radiant energy of the universe was released within the first year of the big bang event. this evidence seems to confirm the big bang theory. in march 1995 astronomers found more supporting evidence for the big bang when they concluded that data obtained from the space shuttle's astro 2 observatory showed that helium was widespread in the early universe. the big bang theory holds that hydrogen and helium were the first elements created when the universe was formed. infoplease.com

  • lies that chelsea handler told me: by chelsea’s family, friends, and other victims db73453 7 hours 23 minutes by chelsea handler and others read by madelyn buzzard a collection of memories and anecdotes told by friends, family members, and other self-proclaimed victims of the author of are you there, vodka? it’s me chelsea (db/rc66827) and chelsea chelsea bang bang (db71113). glen handler recalls ten-year-old chelsea hanging out with his fraternity brothers. strong language. bestseller. 2011. loc.gov

  • you may be dedicated to running or strength training, but does your fitness plan extend beyond just one or two activities? a well-rounded plan encompasses exercises that benefit the entire body. each of these types of exercise offers different benefits. the beauty is they can be combined into a single workout session. this means less time in the gym and more bang for your buck! mayoclinic.org

  • "when we raised blood pressure . . . for four weeks, we didn't get the same protection against eye pressure elevation as in the [one-hour] case," study author bang bui, from the department of optometry and vision sciences, at the university of melbourne in australia, said in a journal news release. medicinenet.com

  • la conmovedora serie destaca el impacto humano de la investigación y el trabajo científico de los institutos nacionales de la salud. el actor jim parsons, de "big bang theory" ("la teoría del big bang") y "hidden figures" ("talentos ocultos"), narra la serie, que fue filmada en el transcurso de un año. medlineplus.gov

  • chicago -- a novel targeted therapy for non-small cell lung cancer is creating a stir here, even though it has still not passed many clinical hurdles.crizotinib, an inhibitor of anaplastic lymphoma kinase, or alk, has demonstrated the ability to shrink tumors in about 90% of patients with advanced disease, according to yung-jue bang, md, phd, of seoul national university in south korea.in a small phase i/ii study, the compound produced an objective response in 57% of patients and was well-tolerated, bang told reporters at the annual meeting here of the american society of clinical oncology.the drug targets a fusion protein -- dubbed eml4-alk -- which drives tumor growth in up to 5% of all patients with non-small cell lung cancer. medpagetoday.com

  • puede utilizarse la escala de somnolencia de epworth (véase tabla escala de somnolencia de epworth) para cuantificar la somnolencia diurna. el índice stop-bang (véase tabla índice de riesgo stop-bang para la apnea obstructiva del sueño) es una herramienta útil para predecir el riesgo de apnea obstructiva del sueño en los pacientes que roncan. merckmanuals.com

  • national institutes of health (nih, bộ y tế và dịch vụ nhân sinh hoa kỳ) tuân thủ luật dân quyền hiện hành của liên bang và không phân biệt đối xử dựa trên chủng tộc, màu da, nguồn gốc quốc gia, độ tuổi, khuyết tật, hoặc giới tính. nih không loại trừ mọi người hoặc đối xử với họ khác biệt vì chủng tộc, màu da, nguồn gốc quốc gia, độ tuổi, khuyết tật, hoặc giới tính. nih.gov