aspiration definition

  • noun:
    • Expulsion of breathing in speech.
    • Linguistics The pronunciation of a consonant with an aspirate.
    • Linguistics A speech noise produced with an aspirate.
    • The work of inhaling; breathing.
    • medication the entire process of eliminating fluids or fumes through the human body with a suction product.
    • A strong desire for high accomplishment.
    • An object of such need; an ambition.
    • The work of aspiring or ardently desiring; an ardent desire or need, mainly after what is elevated or spiritual (with common adjunct adpositions becoming to or of)
    • The activity of aspirating.
    • A burst of air that follows the release of some consonants.
    • The act of aspirating; the pronunciation of a letter with the full or strong emission of breathing; an aspirated sound.
    • The work of respiration; a breath; an inspiration.
    • The work of aspiring of a ardently desiring; powerful desire; large desire.
    • The work of aspirating or respiration; a breath.
    • An aspirated noise; a phonetic breathing.
    • The work of aspiring or ardently desiring; an ardent wish or need, mainly after what is increased or religious.
    • Aid; inspiration; countenance.
    • The work of removing a fluid, as pus or serum, from some cavity regarding the human anatomy, by way of a hollow needle or trocar connected with a suction-syringe.
    • Suction; the work or procedure of attracting air through (by some way of exhaustion), instead of the work or procedure for pushing it through—that is, to a great time.
    • Synonyms Longing, yearning.
    • The staccato level (which see, under staccato).
    • The drawing forward, in flight, resistant to the path of motion of a wind-current. Understand extract.
    • a will to ensure success
    • a cherished desire
    • a fashion of articulation concerning an audible launch of breathing
    • the work of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in respiration

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