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See also: exhalé
- (intransitive) To expel air from the lungs through the nose or mouth by action of the diaphragm, to breathe out.
- (transitive) To expel (something, such as tobacco smoke) from the lungs by action of the diaphragm.
- (intransitive) To pass off in the form of vapour; to emerge.
- 2008, Gregor Dallas, Metrostop Paris, John Murray, published 2009, page 9:
- Above was a tiled roof – though from that imperfect tiling exhaled stench and pestilence.
- (transitive) To emit (a vapour, an odour, etc.).
- The earth exhales vapor; marshes exhale noxious effluvia.
- (transitive) To draw out; to cause to be emitted in vapour.
- The sun exhales the moisture of the earth.
- (breathe out (intransitive)): outbreathe, breathe out, expire (archaic)
- (expel (transitive)): outbreathe, breathe out, expire (archaic)
- (expel (transitive)): inbreathe, breathe in, inhale
- (breathe out (intransitive)): inbreathe, breathe in, inspire
to breathe out
to expel from the lungs
to emit vapour, odour, etc.
to cause to be emitted in vapour
exhale (plural exhales)
- An exhalation.
- 2009, David A. Clark, Aaron T. Beck, Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders: Science and Practice:
- Now have client take slower, normal breaths through the nose and notice how the abdomen moves slightly outward with each inhale and then deflates with each exhale.
- “exhale”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.
- “exhale”, in The Century Dictionary […], New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911, →OCLC.
- exhale at OneLook Dictionary Search
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