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have a Technicolor yawn

slang To vomit. The motion sickness got so bad that I had to pull over and have a Technicolor yawn on the side of the road. It looks like one of the old tenants had a Technicolor yawn on the carpet over here.
See also: have, Technicolor, yawn

Technicolor yawn

slang Vomit or an instance of vomiting. The motion sickness got so bad that I had to pull over for a Technicolor yawn on the side of the road. It looks like one of the old tenants had a Technicolor yawn on the carpet over here.
See also: Technicolor, yawn

throw a Technicolor yawn

slang To vomit. The motion sickness got so bad that I had to pull over and throw a Technicolor yawn on the side of the road. It looks like one of the old tenants threw a Technicolor yawn on the carpet over here.
See also: Technicolor, throw, yawn

yawn

informal Any person or thing that is particularly boring, i.e., that which causes one to yawn. I got stuck next to a real yawn for the whole dinner. The guy just would not shut up about his concrete business. I thought this class would be an easy A, but it's been such a yawn that I wish I had taken something more interesting.

Technicolor yawn

n. vomit. (see also throw a Technicolor yawn. Technicolor is a protected trade name.) This horrible pizza will bring on a few Technicolor yawns if we serve it.
See also: Technicolor, yawn

throw a Technicolor yawn

tv. to vomit. (see also Technicolor yawn.) John stumbled into the living and threw a Technicolor yawn on the new carpet.
See also: Technicolor, throw, yawn
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Subjects yawned at the same rate, even while being watched by a virtual human avatar or a virtual webcam.
Other theories put forth to explain the spontaneous yawn have included drowsiness, boredom, weariness and empathy.
The research suggests that yawning is triggered involuntarily when you see others yawn as it is hard-wired into our brains because of a human trait, "echophenomenon."
ISLAMABAD -- People are less likely to yawn when others do as they get older, a study has found.
In fact, the only link was age; as age increased, the researchers say participants were less likely to yawn.
If you yawn in class, you'll probably notice a few other people will start yawning, too.
Scientists have shown conclusively for the first time that unborn babies yawn repeatedly in the womb.
In total, 56 yawns and 27 non-yawn mouth openings were observed from 58 scans.
Researchers discovered that yawns are more contagious between family members or friends than strangeS rs.
RESEARCHERS have discovered that yawns are more contagious between family members or friends than strangers.
Three recent papers all contribute to our understanding of yawns.
This involuntary reaction, seemingly unique to humans and chimps, is caused by cues ranging from watching someone yawn to thinking about yawning.(1) In fact, up to 50 percent of adult humans, plus 33 percent of adult chimpanzees, emit contagious yawns.(2)
It was not clear from this experiment just why the yawns occurred.
Though the tiger is barely tired (but he has been playing a tough game of chess), he yawns and, in a case of dancing with the stars, the showy swans yawn too!
5 When a dog yawns he is demonstrating that the situation is overwhelming or is creating anxiety, the yawning is a way of calming himself down.