gullet gullet  /ˈɡə lət/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the passage between the pharynx and the stomach

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. This permits part of the stomach to poke upward into the chest cavity and spill digestive juices into the gullet.
  2. Sometimes there is a short, dead-end stretch of gullet at both top and bottom, but the middle section is missing.
  3. And immediately after each meal, 'they slid a well lubricated yard of stomach tubing down each test case's gullet.

News

  1. School choice appeals denied by State Board of Education

    A dozen school choice appeals were submitted at Monday's State Board of Education meeting. All 12 were denied. Board chairman Brenda Gullett called the flood of appeals frustrating.
    on August 13, 2013     Source: KATV Little Rock

  2. LG G2 battery detailed: “Stepped” for maximized energy and space

    Under the hood of LG’s new LG G2 smartphone, announced just today, comes no less than a 3,000mAh “Stepped Battery.” When LG decided to create a hero phone in the LG G2, they didn’t take Motorola’s approach with the Moto X, they went straight for the gullet with a specifications war. One of the places […]
    on August 7, 2013     Source: SlashGear

Quotes

  1. Liberal Democrat Norman Baker said: "The idea that he should make a mint from a final exercise in spin sticks in the gullet. It seems the wages of spin are really rather good. Alastair Campbell should be subject to the same rules of control as would...
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Norman Baker Source: This is London

  2. Speaking on phone from Holland, Pt Hari Prasad Chaurasia says, "Like any vocalist, instrumentalists who need to use their gullet while playing an instrument also resort to something that would serve as a coolant after a performance."
    on May 2, 2006 By: Hariprasad Chaurasia Source: Times of India

  3. Mr Salmond said Scotland's oil had disappeared "down the gullet of the London Treasury", while Norway had established a fund which would see the country remain prosperous for generations after its oil had run out.
    on Sep 22, 2005 By: Alex Salmond Source: BBC News

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