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

  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

  10. Origin: [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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. exhaust

    A type of device and product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles used for air, gas, moisture, steam or another substance to move through according to the manufacturer product design or product instructions.

    Cars and other vehicles have an exhaust built into their design.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 20, 2016  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    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. Alphonse de Lamartine:

    Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.

  2. Lee Eun-jae:

    North Korea is expected to exhaust its crop reserves earlier than usual this year.

  3. Kyriakos Mitsotakis:

    It is an act of responsibility to exhaust every possibility in averting this (deal).

  4. Randolph Bourne:

    Few people even scratch the surface, much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience.

  5. John Mulligan:

    If this activity continues as expected we would exhaust the current authorization later this year.

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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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