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Meaning of EXHALATION

Pronunciation:  `eks`hu'leyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of expelling air from the lungs
  2. [n]  exhaled breath
 

EXHALATION is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: breathing out, expiration, halitus
 
 See Also: blow, breath, breath, breathing, cough, coughing, external respiration, halitosis, huffing, puff, puffing, respiration, snorting, ventilation, wind

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex`ha*la"tion\, n. [L. exhalatio: cf. F. exhalaison,
exhalation.]
1. The act or process of exhaling, or sending forth in the
   form of steam or vapor; evaporation.

2. That which is exhaled, or which rises in the form of
   vapor, fume, or steam; effluvium; emanation; as,
   exhalations from the earth or flowers, decaying matter,
   etc.

         Ye mists and exhalations, that now rise From hill or
         steaming lake.                        --Milton.

3. A bright phenomenon; a meteor.

         I shall fall Like a bright exhalation in the
         evening.                              --Shak.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: air, breath, effluvium, emanation, emission, evaporation, exhaust, expiration, fog, fume, gas, mist, puff, respiration, steam, suspiration, vapor, whiff
 

 

 

 

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