English-Russian dictionary of technical terms. 2014.

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  • puff|ball — «PUHF BL», noun. 1. any one of various kinds of ball shaped fungi that look somewhat like a mushroom and give off a dark cloud of tiny spores if suddenly broken when mature; devil s snuffbox. Immature puffballs are good to eat. 2. Figurative.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • puff-ball — see puffball …   English dictionary

  • puff-ball — …   Useful english dictionary

  • puff — O.E. pyffian an act of puffing, of imitative origin. Used of small swellings and round protuberances since 1530s. Meaning type of light pastry is recorded from early 15c.; that of small pad for applying powder to skin or hair is from 1650s.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • puff — n. & v. n. 1 a a short quick blast of breath or wind. b the sound of this; a similar sound. c a small quantity of vapour, smoke, etc., emitted in one blast (went up in a puff of smoke). 2 a cake etc. containing jam, cream, etc., and made of light …   Useful english dictionary

  • puff — Puffball Puff ball , n. (Bot.) A kind of ball shaped fungus ({Lycoperdon giganteum}, and other species of the same genus) full of dustlike spores when ripe; called also {bullfist}, {bullfice}, {puckfist}, {puff}, and {puffin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Puff Daddy — Sean Combs und Söhne Sean John Combs (* 4. November 1969 in Harlem, New York), auch bekannt als Diddy, P. Diddy, Puff Daddy oder …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • puff — [[t]pʌf[/t]] n. 1) a short, quick blast or emission of air, smoke, vapor, etc 2) a small emission of vapor, smoke, etc 3) the sound of an emission of vapor, smoke, etc 4) cvb an act of inhaling and exhaling, as on a cigarette or pipe; whiff 5) an …   From formal English to slang

  • Puff Daddy — Sean J. Combs Sean John Combs P. Diddy et 2 de ses enfants Alias Puff Daddy P. Diddy Puff Puffy Diddy Sean John Rosco Poo …   Wikipédia en Français

  • puff — puffingly, adv. /puf/, n. 1. a short, quick blast, as of wind or breath. 2. an abrupt emission of air, smoke, vapor, etc. 3. an act of inhaling and exhaling, as on a cigarette or pipe; whiff. 4. the sound of an abrupt emission of air, vapor, etc …   Universalium

  • puff — n 1. whiff, whiffet, breath, flurry, small cloud; gust, short blast; huff, pant, wind. 2. swelling, lump, protuberance, projection, tuberosity, Anat. condyle, protrusion; node, nodule, bulb; growth, excrescence, excretion, Biol. auxesis,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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