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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·pec·to·rate /-təˌret/
 (vt.)咳出(vi.)吐痰

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·pec·to·rate /-təˌret/ 動詞
 咳出(痰等),吐

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·pec·to·rate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expectorated p. pr. & vb. n. Expectorating ]  To eject from the trachea or lungs; to discharge, as phlegm or other matter, by coughing, hawking, and spitting; to spit forth.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·pec·to·rate, v. i. To discharge matter from the lungs or throat by hawking and spitting; to spit.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 expectorate
      v 1: clear out the chest and lungs; "This drug expectorates
           quickly" [syn: clear out, drive out]
      2: discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the
         mouth [syn: cough up, cough out, spit up, spit out]