exhalation


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ex·ha·la·tion

 (ĕks′hə-lā′shən, ĕk′sə-)
n.
1. The act or an instance of exhaling.
2. Something, such as air or vapor, that is exhaled.

ex•ha•la•tion

(ˌɛks həˈleɪ ʃən, ˌɛk sə-)

n.
1. the act of exhaling.
2. something that is exhaled; vapor; emanation.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exhalation - exhaled breath
breath - the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration; "his sour breath offended her"
halitosis - offensive breath
2.exhalation - the act of expelling air from the lungsexhalation - the act of expelling air from the lungs
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation - the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
huffing, snorting, puffing - an act of forcible exhalation
breath - the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing; "he took a deep breath and dived into the pool"; "he was fighting to his last breath"
blow, puff - forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth; "he gave his nose a loud blow"; "he blew out all the candles with a single puff"
wind - breath; "the collision knocked the wind out of him"

exhalation

noun
1. breathing out, breath, blowing out, expiration the quick exhalation of breath through the nostrils
2. emission, fume, exhaust, smoke, steam, discharge, mist, fog, vapour, evaporation, emanation, effluvium These plants give off a poisonous exhalation at night.

exhalation

noun
Air breathed out, evidenced by vapor, odor, or heat:
Translations
زَفير، إخْراج النَّفَس
udånding
AusatmungExspiration
gõzölgéskigõzölgéskilégzés
útöndun
nefes verme

exhalation

[ˌekshəˈleɪʃən] Nexhalación f

exhalation

[ˌɛkshəˈleɪʃən] n [breath] → exhalation f

exhalation

n (of breath)Ausatmen nt; (of gas)Verströmen nt

exhale

(eksˈheil) verb
to breathe out.
exhalation (eksəˈleiʃən) noun

ex·ha·la·tion

n. exhalación, proceso de salida del aire hacia afuera.
References in classic literature ?
Anon out of the earth a Fabrick huge Rose like an Exhalation, with the sound Of Dulcet Symphonies and voices sweet, Built like a Temple, where PILASTERS round Were set, and Doric pillars overlaid With Golden Architrave; nor did there want Cornice or Freeze, with bossy Sculptures grav'n, The Roof was fretted Gold.
But one thing thou wilt not deny, Sancho; when thou camest close to her didst thou not perceive a Sabaean odour, an aromatic fragrance, a, I know not what, delicious, that I cannot find a name for; I mean a redolence, an exhalation, as if thou wert in the shop of some dainty glover?
But the under surfaces of the huge masses of agitated vapor, as well as all terrestrial objects immediately around us, were glowing in the unnatural light of a faintly luminous and distinctly visible gaseous exhalation which hung about and enshrouded the mansion.
From the open door there reeked a horrible poisonous exhalation which set us gasping and coughing.
He drew the first whiff of smoke deep into his lungs and expelled it in a long and lingering exhalation.
It carries in its bosom all the energies of the past, yet is itself an exhalation of the morning.
Mr Pancks took another long inhalation, another long exhalation, another long sagacious look at Clennam.
Catching up the light, they made the best of their way home, at a good round trot; and long after their dusky forms had ceased to be discernible, the light might have been seen twinkling and dancing in the distance, like some exhalation of the damp and gloomy atmosphere through which it was swiftly borne.
From the woods, a little further to the south, rose numerous dark and lurid smokes, that were easily to be distinguished from the purer exhalations of the springs, and which the scout also showed to Heyward, as evidences that the enemy lay in force in that direction.
Night was already closing in; oppressive exhalations seemed to proceed from the plants and steal upward past the open window; and Giovanni, closing the lattice, went to his couch and dreamed of a rich flower and beautiful girl.
The earth, all redolent with fragrant exhalations, reappeared to the gaze of our travellers.
if such a thing could be) of two mingling exhalations, which were separately-discoverable exhalations nevertheless.