Hiccup

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Hiccup

1. A brief decline in a price during a general uptrend.

2. A brief rise in a price during a general downtrend.

In both cases, any number of factors may cause a hiccup, but the trend soon resumes.
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Jennifer Mee, who hiccuped close to 50 times each waking minute for more than five weeks from January 23, began hiccuping again after a nose bleed, said her mother Rachel Robidoux in St Petersburg, Florida.
Jennifer Mee, 15, who hiccuped close to 50 times each waking minute for more than five weeks, started hiccuping again after a nose bleed.
I tried to sing between hiccups, but I hiccuped right into the mic.