Definition of Aspirate. Meaning of Aspirate. Synonyms of Aspirate
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Definition of Aspirate
Aspirate 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.
Aspirate As"pi*rate ([a^]s"p[i^]*r[asl]t), Aspirated
As"pi*ra"ted (-r[=a]"t[e^]d), a. [L. aspiratus, p. p.]
Pronounced with the h sound or with audible breath.
But yet they are not aspirate, i. e., with such an
aspiration as h. --Holder.
AspirateAspirate As"pi*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Aspirated; p. pr. &
vb. n. Aspirating.] [L. aspiratus, p. p. of aspirare to
breathe toward or upon, to add the breathing h; ad + spirare
to breathe, blow. Cf. Aspire.]
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.
Meaning of Aspirate from wikipedia
consonant, a plosive
or fricative pronounced
with a strong burst
of air Voiceless glottal
- the case of preaspiration, the closure
of some obstruents. In English, aspirated consonants
in complementary distribution
(medical device), a suction device
used to remove bodily fluids
from a patient Aspirator
(pump), a device producing
- Sometimes, a bone marrow examination
both an aspirate
and a biopsy. The aspirate yields
semi-liquid bone marrow, which
can be examined
- A naturally aspirated
engine, sometimes known
as a normally aspirated
engine, is an internal combustion engine
in which oxygen intake depends solely
- In French
"h" (French: "h" aspiré) is an initial silent letter
at a word boundary, between
the word's first...
- An aspirator
is a type of ejector-jet pump, which produces vacuum
of the Venturi
effect. In an aspirator
(liquid or gaseous) flows
Indo-European studies, breathy consonants
are often called voiced aspirated
, as in the Hindi
and Sanskrit stops normally denoted
bh, dh, ḍh, jh, and...
- A nasopharyngeal
swab and the similar technique nasopharyngeal aspirate
from the back of the nose and throat. They are...
a nasogastric aspirate
of bleeding. If the aspirate
is positive, an upper gastrointestinal
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