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pass gas

To be flatulent; to fart. Someone passed gas right in the middle of Grandpa's story, and the whole table burst into laughter. If you can't avoid passing gas in the car, then at least have the courtesy to open the windows!
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pass gas

Euph. to release intestinal gas through the anus. Someone on the bus had passed gas. It smelled awful. Something I ate at lunch made me pass gas all afternoon.
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Summary: Punch-up in midair triggered by passenger passing gas so foul-smelling that pilot was forced to make emergency landing
Flatulence is passing gas from the digestive system out of the back passage.
It's the breakdown of foods during the digestive process that can lead to passing gas, burping, and gas pains or cramping.
The patient was treated with a complete parenteral nutrition after the operation, resumed oral intake gradually after passing gas and discharged from the hospital 6 days after the operation.
The amount of testing gas controlled by two flow- meters to be 1:10 of incident air, and time of passing gas controlled by timer.
Extra boiler room of the Pierre-au-Priest at Orly, passing gas,
"Around our house, passing gas is a family tradition," joked retired Lt.
Still, we can already imagine the unsatisfying conclusion to this quotidian derive: Herse's car, passing gas station after gas station, finally shuddering to a stop--its driver's futile act of refusal causing a not inconsiderable slowdown.
Emitting unpleasant smells is also the quickest way to become the most unwanted airline seatmate, with passing gas (64 percent) and not wearing deodorant (60 percent) considered top passenger blunders.
The lineup for 2014 includes updates to a couple of beloved role-playing series ("Dragon Age: Inquisition,'' "The Elder Scrolls Online''), new entries in long-running Nintendo franchises ("Mario Kart 8,'' "Super Smash Brothers'') and an interactive parody where passing gas is considered a lethal weapon ("South Park: The Stick of Truth'').
Figure 3 shows the relationship between conversion rate of SDA (S) and the time (t) of passing gas A through.
At times, colic has been associated with flushing of the face, drawing up of the legs, and passing gas. Most infants get better with time and the symptoms usually resolve in 10-12 weeks or by six months of age.
Imagine that you are trying to stop yourself from passing gas. Squeeze the muscles you would use.
* Two pizza company workers posted YouTube videos of employees passing gas and sneezing on ingredients, stuffing cheese up their noses and then using those items on food.