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.