ards ards

Definition(s):

  • (n) acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the lungs which become stiff and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; occurs among persons exposed to irritants such as corrosive chemical vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc.

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He drinks and drinks and drinks some more from great pewter tank ards; when angered, he absentmindedly dashes beer into the face of a bulldog.
  2. Both are entitled to the stand ards of equivalent British officers living in mess.

News

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  1. "His captaincy of the team in its recent games against Turkey and Chile is I believe a unique achievement for someone from our area and worthy of praise and recognition," Mr Hamilton said. "I am pleased that Ards Borough Council has agreed to...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Simon Hamilton Source: Belfast Telegraph

  2. The DUP leader, Peter Robinson, said Mr Bell "is a well known local councillor in Ards and he will play a valuable role within the DUP team in the assembly".
    on Jan 22, 2010 By: Peter Robinson Source: BBC News

  3. "I feel that we have not been getting what we deserve on our travels but we are all fully aware of what lies in store with victory on Saturday," Wilder added. "The financial rew-ards of pulling out one of the big boys in the first round could...
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Chris Wilder Source: Cotswold Journal

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