hyperventilate


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hy·per·ven·ti·late

 (hī′pər-vĕn′tl-āt′)
v. hy·per·ven·ti·lat·ed, hy·per·ven·ti·lat·ing, hy·per·ven·ti·lates
v.intr.
1. To breathe abnormally fast or deeply so as to effect hyperventilation.
2. To breathe in this manner as from excitement or anxiety.
v.tr.
To subject to hyperventilation.
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hyperventilate

(ˌhaɪpəˈvɛntɪleɪt)
vb
(Pathology) (intr) to breathe in an abnormally deep, long, and rapid manner, sometimes resulting in cramp and dizziness
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hy•per•ven•ti•late

(ˌhaɪ pərˈvɛn tlˌeɪt)

v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. v.i.
1. to be affected with hyperventilation; breathe abnormally fast and deep.
2. to express excessive enthusiasm or excitement.
v.t.
3. to cause (a patient) to breathe more rapidly and deeply than normal.
[1930–35]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hyperventilate - produce hyperventilation in; "The nurses had to hyperventilate the patient"
hyperventilate - breathe excessively hard and fast; "The mountain climber started to hyperventilate"
care for, treat - provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics"
2.hyperventilate - breathe excessively hard and fast; "The mountain climber started to hyperventilate"
breathe, take a breath, suspire, respire - draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring"
hyperventilate - produce hyperventilation in; "The nurses had to hyperventilate the patient"
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Translations

hyperventilate

[ˌhaɪpəˈventɪleɪt] VIrespirar aceleradamente
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hyperventilate

[ˌhaɪpərˈvɛntɪleɪt] vifaire de l'hyperventilation
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hyperventilate

vi hiperventilar, respirar demasiado rápido
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