narcosis narcosis

Definition(s):

  • (n) unconsciousness induced by narcotics or anesthesia

Usage(s):

  1. A drunkenness known as nitrogen narcosis is a factor of diving physiology.
  2. In ordinary washing this neutralization does not occur, and the narcosis amounts virtually to death.
  3. Everybody lives in a state of constant, numbed-out narcosis.

News

  1. Divers find fish, lobsters tangled in huge 'ghost' net

    Story by Al Pefley / CBS 12 News PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. -- A commercial fishing net winds up close to shore and some divers volunteered to go out haul it to the surface. Volunteers with Palm Beach County Reef Rescue and a charter dive boat--the Narcosis--went out to get the net Monday. ...
    on July 24, 2013     Source: WPEC CBS12 West Palm Beach

  2. Divers find fish, lobsters tangled in huge commercial 'ghost' net

    Story by Al Pefley / CBS 12 News PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. -- A commercial fishing net winds up close to shore and some divers volunteered to go out haul it to the surface. Volunteers with Palm Beach County Reef Rescue and a charter dive boat--the Narcosis--went out to get the net Monday. ...
    on July 24, 2013     Source: WPEC CBS12 West Palm Beach

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nebulous nebulous
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