ex hale

exhale

[eks-heyl, ek-seyl]
verb (used without object), exhaled, exhaling.
1.
to emit breath or vapor; breathe out.
2.
to pass off as vapor; pass off as an effluence.
verb (used with object), exhaled, exhaling.
3.
to breathe out; emit (air, vapor, sound, etc.): to exhale a sigh.
4.
to give off as vapor: The engine exhaled steam.
5.
to draw out as a vapor or effluence; evaporate.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English exalen < Latin exhālāre, equivalent to ex- ex-1 + hālāre to breathe

unexhaled, adjective
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exhale (ɛksˈheɪl, ɪɡˈzeɪl)
 
vb
1.  to expel (breath, tobacco smoke, etc) from the lungs; breathe out
2.  to give off (air, vapour, fumes, etc) or (of air, vapour, etc) to be given off; emanate
 
[C14: from Latin exhālāre to breathe out, from hālāre to breathe]
 
ex'halable
 
adj
 
exha'lation
 
n

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exhale
c.1400, from M.Fr. exhaler, from L. exhalare "breathe out," from ex- "out" + halare "breathe." Related: Exhaled; exhaling.
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exhale ex·hale (ěks-hāl', ěk-sāl')
v. ex·haled, ex·hal·ing, ex·hales

  1. To breathe out.

  2. To emit a gas, vapor, or odor.

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