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exhalation
used in Fahrenheit 451

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Definition
the act of breathing air out of the lungs; or the air breathed out
  • He smelled the heavy musk-like perfume mingled with blood and the gummed exhalation of the animal's breath,
    p. 137.7
exhalation = air breathed out
  • Under the door-sill, a slow, probing sniff, an exhalation of electric steam.
    p. 68.8
  • exhalation = air breathed out
  • He saw Faber stop up his own breath for fear of drawing that ghost into his own body, perhaps, being contaminated with the phantom exhalations and odors of a running man.
    p. 127.6
exhalations = air breathed out
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