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Asphyxiation vs. Aspirate

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Asphyxiationnoun

Death due to lack of oxygen.

Aspiratenoun

(linguistics) The puff of air accompanying the release of a plosive consonant.

Asphyxiationnoun

An acute lack of oxygen.

Aspiratenoun

(linguistics) A sound produced by such a puff of air.

Asphyxiationnoun

The act of causing asphyxia; a state of asphyxia.

Aspiratenoun

A mark of aspiration (#) used in Greek; the asper, or rough breathing.

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Asphyxiationnoun

the condition of being derprived of oxygen (as by having breathing stopped)

Aspiratenoun

A sample of fluid, tissue, or other substance that is withdrawn from a body cavity, cyst, or tumor.

Asphyxiationnoun

killing by depriving of oxygen

Aspirateverb

(transitive) To remove a liquid or gas by means of suction.

Asphyxiationnoun

the state or process of being deprived of oxygen, which can result in unconsciousness or death; suffocation

‘the cause of death was asphyxiation’;

Aspirateverb

(transitive) To inhale so as to draw something other than air into one's lungs.

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Aspirateverb

To produce an audible puff of breath. especially following a consonant.

Aspirateadjective

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Aspirateverb

To pronounce with a breathing, an aspirate, or an h sound; as, we aspirate the words horse and house; to aspirate a vowel or a liquid consonant.

Aspiratenoun

A sound consisting of, or characterized by, a breath like the sound of h; the breathing h or a character representing such a sound; an aspirated sound.

Aspiratenoun

A mark of aspiration (

Aspiratenoun

An elementary sound produced by the breath alone; a surd, or nonvocal consonant; as, f, th in thin, etc.

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Aspirateadjective

Pronounced with the h sound or with audible breath.

‘But yet they are not aspirate, i. e., with such an aspiration as h.’;

Aspiratenoun

a consonant pronounced with aspiration

Aspirateverb

remove as if by suction;

‘draw in air’;

Aspirateverb

pronounce with aspiration; of stop sounds

Aspirateverb

suck in air

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