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

 ex·ha·la·tion /ˌɛkshəˈleʃən, ˌɛksə-/

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

 ex·ha·la·tion /ˌɛks(h)əˈleʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·ha·la·tion n.
 1. The act or process of exhaling, or sending forth in the form of steam or vapor; evaporation.
 2. That which is exhaled, or which rises in the form of vapor, fume, or steam; effluvium; emanation; as, exhalations from the earth or flowers, decaying matter, etc.
 Ye mists and exhalations, that now rise
 From hill or steaming lake.   --Milton.
 3. A bright phenomenon; a meteor. [archaic]
 I shall fall
 Like a bright exhalation in the evening.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: exhaled breath [syn: halitus]
      2: the act of expelling air from the lungs [syn: expiration,
         breathing out]