- n delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver
- n any of numerous marine fishes whose elongated spiny body can inflate itself with water or air to form a globe; several species contain a potent nerve poison; closely related to spiny puffers
- Every year a number of Japanese suffer Botanist Davis tetrodotoxin poisoning as a result of eating incorrectly prepared puffer fish, the great delicacy fugu.
- The FDA, for example, strictly limits imports of puffer fish, which can contain a deadly toxin if processed improperly.
- Now a puffer is a boat that has to be seen to be adequately disbelieved.
- Danny Maciocia in Edmonton Journal (blogs) (blog)
He's a longsnapper, (rookie Neil) Puffer is a football player,Maciocia said, by way of explanation.
- James Watt in Times Online
As photographers, we want our images to have the most natural-looking light possible, yet too often find ourselves in situations where using a flash is necessary. With this new Puffer, Sony and Konica Minolta DSLR users will find more flexibility... Gary Fong http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Fong&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH2cXxaeRdpp7DS4SWdx0XPJSs5TQ imaging resource (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.imaging-resource.com/NEWS/1277141671.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGzuJV6gqFH_Fjq10wwjNp7IqX5Ow Jun 21, 2010
78831 106164 puffer Watt remembers the harbour master at Port Ellen telling a skipper: Wullie, your Jum's got more paint on his jumper than you've got on your puffer."