Definitions for Exhaustɪgˈzɔst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ex•haustɪgˈzɔst(v.t.)

  1. to drain of strength or energy, wear out, or fatigue greatly, as a person:

    I have exhausted myself working.

  2. to use up or consume completely; expend the whole of.

  3. to draw out all that is essential in (a subject, topic, etc.); treat thoroughly.

  4. to empty by drawing out the contents.

  5. to create a vacuum in.

    Category: Physics

  6. to draw out or drain off completely.

  7. to deprive wholly of essential properties, possessions, resources, etc.

  8. to destroy the fertility of (soil), as by intensive cultivation.

    Category: Agriculture

  9. (v.i.)to pass out or escape, as spent steam from the cylinder of an engine.

    Category: Physics

  10. (n.)the escape of steam or gases from the cylinder of an engine.

    Category: Machinery

  11. the steam or gases ejected.

    Category: Machinery

  12. the parts of an engine through which the exhaust is ejected.

    Category: Automotive, Machinery

Origin of exhaust:

1515–25; < L exhaustus, ptp. of exhaurīre to draw off, empty, exhaust

ex•haust`i•bil′i•ty(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. exhaust, exhaust fumes, fumes(noun)

    gases ejected from an engine as waste products

  2. exhaust, exhaust system(verb)

    system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged

  3. exhaust, wash up, beat, tucker, tucker out(verb)

    wear out completely

    "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I'm beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam"

  4. consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out(verb)

    use up (resources or materials)

    "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"

  5. run down, exhaust, play out, sap, tire(verb)

    deplete

    "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength"

  6. exhaust(verb)

    use up the whole supply of

    "We have exhausted the food supplies"

  7. exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release(verb)

    eliminate (a substance)

    "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. exhaust(verb)ɪgˈzɔst

    to make very tired

    Don't work so hard - you'll exhaust yourself.

  2. exhaustɪgˈzɔst

    to use up

    We've exhausted our supplies of dried food.

  3. exhaust(noun)ɪgˈzɔst

    a pipe that takes gases out of an engine

    ***smoke coming out of the exhaust

  4. exhaustɪgˈzɔst

    gases that come out of an engine

    ***exhaust fumes

Wiktionary

  1. exhaust(Noun)

    System consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged

  2. exhaust(Noun)

    The steam let out of a cylinder after it has done its work there.

  3. exhaust(Noun)

    The foul air let out of a room through a register or pipe provided for the purpose.

  4. exhaust(Noun)

    An exhaust pipe, especially on a motor vehicle.

  5. exhaust(Noun)

    Short for exhaust gas or used steam released from a steam engine

  6. exhaust(Verb)

    To draw or let out wholly; to drain off completely; as, to exhaust the water of a well; the moisture of the earth is exhausted by evaporation.

  7. exhaust(Verb)

    To empty by drawing or letting out the contents; as, to exhaust a well, or a treasury.

  8. exhaust(Verb)

    To drain, metaphorically; to use or expend wholly, or till the supply comes to an end; to deprive wholly of strength; to use up; to weary or tire out; to wear out; as, to exhaust one's strength, patience, or resources.

    A decrepit, exhausted old man at fifty-five. --Motley.

  9. exhaust(Verb)

    To bring out or develop completely; to discuss thoroughly; as, to exhaust a subject.

  10. exhaust(Verb)

    To subject to the action of various solvents in order to remove all soluble substances or extractives; as, to exhaust a drug successively with water, alcohol, and ether.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exhaust(verb)

    to draw or let out wholly; to drain off completely; as, to exhaust the water of a well; the moisture of the earth is exhausted by evaporation

  2. Exhaust(verb)

    to empty by drawing or letting out the contents; as, to exhaust a well, or a treasury

  3. Exhaust(verb)

    to drain, metaphorically; to use or expend wholly, or till the supply comes to an end; to deprive wholly of strength; to use up; to weary or tire out; to wear out; as, to exhaust one's strength, patience, or resources

  4. Exhaust(verb)

    to bring out or develop completely; to discuss thoroughly; as, to exhaust a subject

  5. Exhaust(verb)

    to subject to the action of various solvents in order to remove all soluble substances or extractives; as, to exhaust a drug successively with water, alcohol, and ether

  6. Exhaust(adj)

    drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy

  7. Exhaust(adj)

    pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc., that is released from the cylinder of an engine after having preformed its work

  8. Exhaust(noun)

    the steam let out of a cylinder after it has done its work there

  9. Exhaust(noun)

    the foul air let out of a room through a register or pipe provided for the purpose

Freebase

  1. Exhaust

    Exhaust is a trio from Montreal featuring bass, drums, tape and bass clarinet, that started in the mid-90s. The members are Aidan Girt, Gordon Krieger and Mike Zabitsky. Their first release was the limited release cassette 230596. Their debut LP was one of the first releases on the then-fledgling Constellation Records label. A second album, Enregistreur, was released in 2002. A third album Grenadilla Splinters was released December 2011.

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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Exhaust' in Verbs Frequency: #994


Translations for Exhaust

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

exhaust(verb)

to make very tired

She was exhausted by her long walk.

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