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Meaning of ASPHYXIATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  killing by depriving of oxygen
  2. [n]  the condition of being derprived of oxygen (as by having breathing stopped)
 

ASPHYXIATION is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: suffocation, suffocation
 
 See Also: choking, hypoxia, kill, killing, putting to death, strangling, strangulation, throttling

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\As*phyx`i*a"tion\, n.
The act of causing asphyxia; a state of asphyxia.

 
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