ex·ha·la·tion /ˌɛkshəˈleʃən, ˌɛksə-/
ex·ha·la·tion /ˌɛks(h)əˈleʃən/ 名詞
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.
n 1: exhaled breath [syn: halitus]
2: the act of expelling air from the lungs [syn: expiration,