What does exhaust mean?

Definitions for exhaust
ɪgˈzɔstex·haust

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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"

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

    Etymology: [L. exhaustus, p. p.]

  2. Exhaust(verb)

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

    Etymology: [L. exhaustus, p. p.]

  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

    Etymology: [L. exhaustus, p. p.]

  4. Exhaust(verb)

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

    Etymology: [L. exhaustus, p. p.]

  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

    Etymology: [L. exhaustus, p. p.]

  6. Exhaust(adj)

    drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy

    Etymology: [L. exhaustus, p. p.]

  7. Exhaust(adj)

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

    Etymology: [L. exhaustus, p. p.]

  8. Exhaust(noun)

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

    Etymology: [L. exhaustus, p. p.]

  9. Exhaust(noun)

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

    Etymology: [L. exhaustus, p. p.]

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exhaust

    egz-awst′, v.t. to draw out the whole of: to use the whole strength of: to wear or tire out: to treat of or develop completely.—n. the exit of steam from the cylinder when it has done its work in propelling the piston—escaping by the exhaust-pipe and regulated by the exhaust-valve.—p.adj. Exhaust′ed, drawn out: emptied: consumed: tired out.—n. Exhaust′er, he who or that which exhausts.—adj. Exhaust′ible, that may be exhausted.—n. Exhaust′ion, act of exhausting or consuming: state of being exhausted: extreme fatigue.—adjs. Exhaust′ive, tending to exhaust; Exhaust′less, that cannot be exhausted. [L. exhaurīre, exhaustumex, out, haurīre, to draw.]

British National Corpus

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exhaust in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exhaust in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of exhaust in a Sentence

  1. Mona Sarfaty:

    Children suffer more heat impacts because they spend more time outside. They are more vulnerable to the heat-related increases in air pollution that come from fossil fuel exhaust, because their lungs are still developing. Outdoor play also makes them more prey to insect vectors carrying dangerous infections, the doctors in our societies are seeing these problems today, and they will undoubtedly get worse if we don't decisively address climate change.

  2. Jeffrey Lewis:

    The location of the launch, the thick, smoky appearance of the exhaust and the fact that there is only one rocket trail all suggest this was the short-range ballistic missile that North Korea showed in North Korea propaganda.

  3. Chris Hemsworth:

    We had this pretty cool souped-up Lexus that we got to drive which has all sorts of gadgets and the ability to ... fly across water and fly up walls and all sorts of things, and then there was this old classic Jag (Jaguar) that just looked like a classic beautiful car but again, all the weapons ... come out of the exhaust pipe and the side-view mirror and so on, so that was pretty awesome.

  4. Juror Ora Dale:

    I just wanted to let Ron Cunningham know that I was on Ron Cunningham side, those medical directors did not exhaust every measure like they said that they did. They did not spend enough time on her claim. It just kept getting denied and denied.

  5. Nick Kounis:

    Draghi all but announced that the central bank will step up monetary easing soon. Mr Maybe has become Mr Definitely, We think the ECB would exhaust other alternatives before moving to sovereign QE.

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Translations for exhaust

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  • ауспух, изтощавам, изчерпвам, изразходвамBulgarian
  • vyčerpatCzech
  • Abluft, Abgas, dezimieren, Auspuff, erschöpfenGerman
  • εξάτμισηGreek
  • escape, agotar, tubo de escapeSpanish
  • pakokaasujärjestelmä, kuivattaa, tyhjentää, poistoilma, poistaa, pakokaasu, uuvuttaa, loppu, pakoputkisto, poistohöyry, ehdyttääFinnish
  • épuiserFrench
  • निकासHindi
  • kimerítHungarian
  • kurasIndonesian
  • 尽くす, 使い切る, 使い尽くすJapanese
  • kīrea, whakaporoMāori
  • eksosNorwegian
  • uitlaatpijp, uitputten, uitlaat, verminderenDutch
  • eksosNorwegian Nynorsk
  • eksosNorwegian
  • exaurir, esvaziar, esgotarPortuguese
  • выхлопные газы, исчерпывать, выхлоп, истощать, израсходоватьRussian
  • tömma, förbruka, uttömmaSwedish

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