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  1. ex·ha·la·tion
    IPA[ˌeks(h)əˈlāSHən]
  2. noun

    • 1. the process or action of exhaling:

      the gas produced at the end of exhalation from deep within the lung
    • 2. an expiration of air from the lungs:

      he let his breath out in a long exhalation of relief
      Synonym : breath, breathing out, sigh, expiration
    • 3. an amount of vapor or fumes given off:

      moist exhalations from the sea the nocturnal exhalation of vapors from decaying vegetable matter
      Synonym : emission, giving off, emanation, discharge, fume, vapor, effluvium, effluent, exsufflation
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: exhalation, plural noun: exhalations

    • noun

      the process or action of exhaling:

      an expiration of air from the lungs:

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