exhalation

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exhalation ‎(plural exhalations)

  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.
    • 1894, Ivan Dexter, Talmud: A Strange Narrative of Central Australia, published in serial form in Port Adelaide News and Lefevre's Peninsula Advertiser (SA), Chapter II, [1]
      For a week the party watched the flood, and each day it receded to a considerable extent. A thick deposit of mud was left behind, but though the sun shone out warmly no offensive exhalations arose.
  3. A bright phenomenon; a meteor.

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exhalation f ‎(plural exhalations)

  1. exhalation

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