expectorate, clear out, drive out(verb)
clear out the chest and lungs
"This drug expectorates quickly"
expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit out(verb)
discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
To cough up fluid from the lungs.
to eject from the trachea or lungs; to discharge, as phlegm or other matter, by coughing, hawking, and spitting; to spit forth
to discharge matter from the lungs or throat by hawking and spitting; to spit
Origin: [L. expecrorare to drive from the breast; ex out + pectus, pectiris, breast. See Pectoral.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
eks-pek′to-rāt, v.t. to expel from the breast or lungs by coughing, &c.: to spit forth.—v.i. to discharge or eject phlegm from the throat.—adj. Expec′torant, tending to promote expectoration.—n. a medicine which promotes expectoration.—n. Expectorā′tion, act of expectorating: that which is expectorated: spittle.—adj. Expec′torātive, having the quality of promoting expectoration. [L. expectorāre, -ātum—ex, out of, from, pectus, pectoris, the breast.]
The numerical value of expectorate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of expectorate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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