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ex·pi·ra·tion

 (ĕk′spə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act of coming to a close; termination: the expiration of a contract.
2. The act of breathing out; exhalation.
3. Archaic Death.

expiration

(ˌɛkspɪˈreɪʃən)
n
1. the finish of something; ending; expiry
2. (Physiology) the act, process, or sound of breathing out
3. rare a last breath; death

ex•pi•ra•tion

(ˌɛk spəˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. termination; close: the expiration of a contract.
2. the act of breathing out air from the lungs.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.expiration - a coming to an end of a contract period; "the expiry of his driver's license"
end, ending - the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
2.expiration - euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
euphemism - an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh
death, decease, expiry - the event of dying or departure from life; "her death came as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"
3.expiration - the act of expelling air from the lungsexpiration - 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"

expiration

noun expiry, end, finish, conclusion, close, termination, cessation the expiration of his current passport
Translations
إنْتِهاء وقْت الشيء
ophørudløb
AblaufExspiration
kilé gzés
útöndun; endir; gildislok
süresi bitme

expiration

[ˌekspaɪəˈreɪʃən] N
1. = expiry
2. [of breath] → espiración f

expiration

[ˌɛkspɪˈreɪʃən] n [period, deadline] → expiration f
the expiration of sth → l'expiration de qchexpiration date n (= expiry date) → date f d'expiration

expiration

n
(of breath)Ausatmen nt, → Ausatmung f

expiration

[ˌɛkspɪˈreɪʃən] n
a. (frm) (end) → scadenza
after the expiration of a year → allo scadere di un anno
b. (Med) → espirazione f

expire

(ikˈspaiə) verb
1. (of a limited period of time) to come to an end. His three weeks' leave expires tomorrow.
2. (of a ticket, licence etc) to go out of date. My driving licence expired last month.
3. to die.
expiration (ekspiˈreiʃən) noun
exˈpiry noun
the end of a period of time or of an agreement etc with a time limit. The date of expiry is shown on your driving licence.

ex·pi·ra·tion

n. expiración, terminación; espiración;
1. acto de dar salida al aire aspirado por los pulmones;
2. acto de fallecer o morir.

expiration

n (of a drug) vencimiento, caducidad f; (exhalation) espiración fdate fecha de vencimiento or caducidad
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At the expiration of the first month the well had attained the depth assigned for that lapse of time, namely, 112 feet.
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The Seats of the Senators of the first Class shall be vacated at the expiration of the second Year, of the second Class at the expiration of the fourth Year, and of the third Class at the expiration of the sixth Year, so that one third may be chosen every second Year; and if vacancies happen by Resignation, or otherwise, during the recess of the Legislature of any State, the Executive thereof may make temporary Appointments until the next meeting of the Legislature, which shall then fill such Vacancies.
The agitation she had undergone, rendered Kate Nickleby unable to resume her duties at the dressmaker's for three days, at the expiration of which interval she betook herself at the accustomed hour, and with languid steps, to the temple of fashion where Madame Mantalini reigned paramount and supreme.
At the expiration of twenty-five years, according to the computed rate of increase, the number of representatives will amount to two hundred, and of fifty years, to four hundred.
At the expiration of these, Kowsoter, called at his lodge, and informed him that he would bring his bride to him in the course of the afternoon.
Astor became proprietor of one half of the Indian establishments and goods which the Mackinaw Company had within the territory of the Indian country in the United States, and it was understood that the whole was to be surrendered into his hands at the expiration of five years, on condition that the American Company would not trade within the British dominions.
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The Countess, returning at the expiration of the half-hour's interval, finds the room empty.
Tip languished in Clifford's Inns for six months, and at the expiration of that term sauntered back one evening with his hands in his pockets, and incidentally observed to his sister that he was not going back again.
I determined to make no resolutions until the expiration of those three months, but to try.