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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sneeze v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sneezed p. pr. & vb. n. Sneezing.]  To emit air, chiefly through the nose, audibly and violently, by a kind of involuntary convulsive force, occasioned by irritation of the inner membrane of the nose.
 Not to be sneezed at, not to be despised or contemned; not to be treated lightly. [Colloq.] “He had to do with old women who were not to be sneezed at.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sneez·ing, n. Physiol. The act of violently forcing air out through the nasal passages while the cavity of the mouth is shut off from the pharynx by the approximation of the soft palate and the base of the tongue.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air
          from the nose [syn: sneeze, sternutation]