exhalation

[ US /ˌɛkshəˈɫeɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /ɛkshɐlˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
NOUN
  1. exhaled breath
  2. the act of expelling air from the lungs
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How To Use exhalation In A Sentence

  • It works non-invasively, by analysing how the mix of gases in the breath of its test subjects alter between inhalation and exhalation.
  • One class teaches children to breathe like a bunny - two short inhalations, followed by a slow exhalation.
  • He gives illustrations of some neolithic axes and hammers, and then proceeds to state that in the opinion of philosophers they are generated in the sky by a fulgureous exhalation (whatever that may look like) conglobed in a cloud by a circumfixed humour, and baked hard, as it were, by intense heat. Falling in Love With Other Essays on More Exact Branches of Science
  • The only sound is the whirr of the freewheels and the hoosh of hard exhalations. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Loving Our Dogs
  • He tossed his head slightly, and uttered a small sound, barely an exhalation.
  • The forceful inhalations and exhalations of these exercises strengthen the diaphragm and lungs.
  • As to the scientific element in this compromise, De Angelis holds, in his general introduction regarding meteorology, that the main material cause of comets is "exhalation," and says, "If this exhalation is thick and sticky, it blazes into a comet. A History of the warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom
  • A very lucid explanation certainly, but rendered a little difficult of apprehension by the effort necessary for realising in a mental picture the conglobation of a fulgureous exhalation by a circumfixed humour. Falling in Love With Other Essays on More Exact Branches of Science
  • Masks should not become less efficient as they build up moisture from a person's exhalations of breath.
  • The colours of their canoes and clothes were softened by the dim air and long use, and there seemed to accompany each boat and each person an atmosphere within this other haze, a spiritual kind of exhalation; so that one might have thought them, with the crucifixes on their breasts, and that unworldly, distinguished look which comes to those who live much with nature, as sons of men going upon such mission as did they who went into the far land with Arthur. The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker
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