exhalement

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From exhale +‎ -ment.

Noun[edit]

exhalement (usually uncountable, plural exhalements)

  1. (obsolete) Exhalation.
    • 1646, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, II.5:
      Nor will polished Amber although it send forth a gross and corporal exhalement, be found a long time defective upon the exactest scales.