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Definitions of inhalation

  1. the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act of inhaling; also, that which is inhaled. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The act of drawing into the lungs. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. The drawing into the lungs, as air, or fumes. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. INHALER. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. That which is inhaled. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. The drawing into the lungs of air, fumes, or vapour; that which is inhaled. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for inhalation

  1. If you would read the months off- hand by the flowering of trees and shrubs and the coming and going of birds; if the inhalation of scents is to convey photographic details of scenes whence they originate; if you would explore miles of sunless jungle by ways unstable as water; if you would have the sites of camps of past generations of blacks reveal the arts and occupations of the race, its dietary scale and the pastimes of its children; if you desire to have exact first- hand knowledge, to revel in the rich delights of new experiences, your scope must be limited. – My Tropic Isle by E J Banfield
  2. In sleep the muscles of inhalation and exhalation are relaxed, inhalation becomes long and deep, exhalation short and exhaustive, and the rhythmic intervals of respiration much lengthened. – The Story of the Mind by James Mark Baldwin
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