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Definitions for expiration
ˌɛk spəˈreɪ ʃənex·pi·ra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. termination, expiration, expiry(noun)

    a coming to an end of a contract period

    "the expiry of his driver's license"

  2. passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release(noun)

    euphemistic expressions for death

    "thousands mourned his passing"

  3. exhalation, expiration, breathing out(noun)

    the act of expelling air from the lungs

Wiktionary

  1. expiration(Noun)

    The act of expiring

  2. expiration(Noun)

    The act or process of breathing out, or forcing air from the lungs through the nose or mouth; as, respiration consists of inspiration and expiration; -- opposed to inspiration.

  3. expiration(Noun)

    Emission of volatile matter; exhalation.

  4. expiration(Noun)

    The last emission of breath; death.

  5. expiration(Noun)

    A coming to a close; cessation; extinction; termination; end.

  6. expiration(Noun)

    That which is expired; matter breathed forth; that which is produced by breathing out, as a sound.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expiration(noun)

    the act of expiring

    Etymology: [L. expiratio,exspiratio: cf. F. expiration. See Expire.]

  2. Expiration(noun)

    the act or process of breathing out, or forcing air from the lungs through the nose or mouth; as, respiration consists of inspiration and expiration; -- opposed to inspiration

    Etymology: [L. expiratio,exspiratio: cf. F. expiration. See Expire.]

  3. Expiration(noun)

    emission of volatile matter; exhalation

    Etymology: [L. expiratio,exspiratio: cf. F. expiration. See Expire.]

  4. Expiration(noun)

    the last emission of breath; death

    Etymology: [L. expiratio,exspiratio: cf. F. expiration. See Expire.]

  5. Expiration(noun)

    a coming to a close; cessation; extinction; termination; end

    Etymology: [L. expiratio,exspiratio: cf. F. expiration. See Expire.]

  6. Expiration(noun)

    that which is expired; matter breathed forth; that which is produced by breathing out, as a sound

    Etymology: [L. expiratio,exspiratio: cf. F. expiration. See Expire.]

Freebase

  1. Expiration

    Expiration is an independent feature film written, directed and starring Gavin Heffernan. It was the winner of the Grand Jury Prize and Best Film at the Canadian Filmmakers' Festival.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of expiration in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of expiration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of expiration in a Sentence

  1. Barack Obama:

    We are ending a policy that was long past its expiration date. When what you’re doing doesn’t work for 50 years, it’s time to try something new.

  2. Jeff Flake:

    Even long beyond their expiration date, they live on – they find a way.

  3. Heidi Klum:

    Sometimes people say, ‘You’re 44, you’re turning 45, why are you not giving the baton to someone else?’ But I think there’s a lot of women my age, 50, 60, 70 — what, do we have an expiration date? Can we not also still feel sexy? Why do we always have to see 20-year-olds or 30-year-olds in campaigns? Why can an older woman also be in a campaign? So I’m still doing it until I don’t feel like doing it anymore.

  4. Rick Savage:

    The [stay-at-home] order originally statedMay 1st [as an expiration date] and we were gearing upfor that, wedid what we were supposed todo and we closed for six weeks,cooked for the community, wentright through the wholerestaurant and remodeled andcleaned it and its time to openback up.

  5. Matt Novak:

    Some of the sell-off over the last few days has been attributed to the fear of additional liquidity coming into the market as a result of the lockup expiration today, and people were trying to get ahead of that.

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Translations for expiration

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  • uitasemAfrikaans
  • свършване, издишване, изтичане, последно издиханиеBulgarian
  • výdech, expiraceCzech
  • λήξηGreek
  • ekspiraatio, erääntyminen, uloshengitys, umpeutuminen, viimeinen henkäysFinnish
  • expirationFrench
  • истечениеRussian
  • exspirationSwedish

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