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

 as·pi·rate /ˈæsp(ə)rət/

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

 as·pi·rate /ˈæspəˌret/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·pi·rate As·pi·ra·ted a.  Pronounced with the h sound or with audible breath.
    But yet they are not aspirate, i. e., with such an aspiration as =\h.\=   --Holder.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·pi·rate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Aspirated p. pr. & vb. n. Aspirating ]  To pronounce with a breathing, an aspirate, or an h sound; as, we aspirate the words horse and house; to aspirate a vowel or a liquid consonant.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·pi·rate n.
 1. A sound consisting of, or characterized by, a breath like the sound of h; the breathing h or a character representing such a sound; an aspirated sound.
 2. A mark of aspiration (') used in Greek; the asper, or rough breathing.
 3. An elementary sound produced by the breath alone; a surd, or nonvocal consonant; as, f, th in thin, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a consonant pronounced with aspiration
      v 1: remove as if by suction; "draw in air" [syn: draw in, suck
      2: pronounce with aspiration; of stop sounds
      3: suck in air